Tag: Datacenters & Infrastructure

Federal, Policy

FITARA progress lies in IT modernization, CIO autonomy, says Dell Federal’s Harris

June 2, 2016

Via: FierceGovernmentIT

Agencies have made definitive but notably modest progress on their Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act, or FITARA, scorecards, and members of Congress are intent on seeing improvement in those grades going forward. According to Dell Federal’s Steve Harris, the […]


NIST draft guide aims to bolster email security

October 8, 2015

Via: Molly Bernhart Walker

The National Institute of Standards and Technology issued a draft publication late last month that will help federal enterprise email administrators, information security specialists and network managers better safeguard email. The guidance, Draft NIST Special Publication 800-177 (pdf), offers an […]


Federal agencies exposing login and password information, technology company finds

June 27, 2015

Via: Dibya Sarkar

Login credentials for 47 federal agencies across 89 unique domains may have been exposed, leaving them open to espionage and criminal attacks, reported Recorded Future, which analyzed open source intelligence data and 17 paste sites for a year. Read More


US government gets low cybersecurity marks from own federal employees, (ISC)2 survey says

May 14, 2015

Via: Dibya Sarkar

Despite making major cybersecurity investments through policies, guidance and tools, the U.S. government hasn’t improved its security posture over the last two years, according to a May 14 survey of more than 1,800 federal information security professionals. According to the […]


GSA extends Networx contracts

March 10, 2015

Via: Molly Bernhart Walker

Agencies now have a little more time before they have to transition their Networx Universal and Networx Enterprise contracts to a new contract vehicle. The General Services Administration will extend those contracts for three years, giving agencies until 2020 to […]