Denial-of-service attacks show the risks to operations when agencies rely on third parties to host IT services, say cybersecurity experts.
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Air Force Brig. Gen. Scott Chambers oversaw troop support contracts worth $14.5 billion.
Measure would make the director’s position a five-year presidentially appointed term beginning in 2012.
Democrats fail to overcome a Republican filibuster of the 2011 defense authorization bill that included a provision repealing the 1993 law.
Strategies for hiring veterans, disabled workers and other candidates are improving, report finds.
The 40-page strategy directs agency IT leaders to follow a ‘cloud first’ policy and evaluate the practicality of leasing access to Web-based equipment before buying new hardware or software.
House lawmakers push measure forward as Senate continues to work on its version.
Rep. Darrell Issa has served as the committee’s ranking member for two years and plans to put the Obama administration under the microscope.
The Obama administration has created an infrastructure that puts agencies on a path to proactively involving citizens in federal decision making.
The company is working closely with Air Force officials on addressing the concerns of Pentagon and Air Force acquisition executives over the growing cost of the program.