As news of a second major cyber breach at the Office of Personnel Management spread, the Office of Management and Budget gave agencies a month to fix their systems. Federal CIO Tony Scott ordered agencies to take immediate and specific actions in the so-called 30-day sprint. Now, those 30 days are almost up. Ralph Khan is vice president of Federal at Tanium. He joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to assess whether these measures have had any effect.
The Pentagon’s startup-style outfit for reaching out to innovative companies may have cracked the code for speeding up DoD’s famously ponderous acquisition system.
Orion Hindawi, CEO and co-founder of Tanium, offers three guiding principles to reform the IT acquisition process.