Frontis Wiggins, the State Department’s chief information officer, said he wants to set specific rules around IT management and acquisition, but give agency offices flexibility too as part of the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act implementation effort.
The Homeland Security Department’s Science and Technology directorate is publishing the latest deep dive into mobile device security and how to make sure federal agencies can use these essentially consumer devices safely. Vincent Sritapan, mobile security program director in the directorate, shares the details on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Passport Services also plans on rolling out push notifications for application renewals, as part of its efforts to reduce the burden on customer service phone lines.
George Young, vice president, US Public Sector at Elastic, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss open source software and the challenges federal IT officials face in managing all the data produced by their agencies. April 25, 2017
Alfred Rivera, DISA’s director of the Development and Business Center, said the agency is moving toward multi-factor authentication, including biometrics and other “patterns of life” type of technologies.
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency wants to work with “non-traditional partners” as it navigates the future of satellite images and big data.
Agencies move to the anywhere, anytime mobile model
DJ Kachman, the Veterans Affairs’ director of mobile and security technology transformation lead in the Office of Information and Technology, said the agency will pilot derived credentials later this year.
HHS CIO Beth Killoran said moving 400,000 telecommunications inventory items to the new Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) contract in two-and-a-half years may not be feasible.
Amid a growing emphasis on efficiency from the Trump administration, some agencies are beginning to find new savings by retooling cumbersome customer service processes and modernizing legacy systems.
Online chat with DJ Kachman, the director of mobile and security technology transformation lead- Enterprise Command Center Solution Delivery IT Operations and Services in the Office of Information and Technology.
A new study by the Information Technology Innovation Foundation found agencies are doing fairly well when it comes to security, but most agency websites are tough to use from mobile devices, many of them don’t comply with laws requiring them to be accessible to people with disabilities, and, in general they’re slow to load. Daniel Castro, vice president at ITIF, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin that the websites’ sluggish behavior is partly because the White House has never set governmentwide benchmarks for speed.
This week on “Amtower Off Center”, host Mark Amtower is joined by Christina Morrison, (director Public Sector Marketing, VMware) and Peter Jacobs (VP, Marketing, Alion Science and Technology) for a lively discussion on marketing to…
The Defense Department is having a particularly tough time integrating mobile technology into its mission, largely because every attempt to link it to the Common-Access-Card has been too cumbersome. But DISA’s Purebred program may have found a way to bypass the CAC altogether.