Posts Tagged: data act

An Update on the Data Act

The Digital Accountability and Transparency Act, or simply the DATA Act, is tranforming the way federal spending is reported, managed and disclosed. Are you ready? Once signed byPresident Obama on May 9, 2014, the DATA Act became the first federal law to mandate standardized data transparency. It requires the entire federal government to publish to adopt a consistent dataRead… Read more »

The Data Act Debrief: More than Meets the Eye

The Data Act was just signed into law last week – and it’s going to have far-reaching effects on federal agencies and hundreds of thousands of recipient of federal funds, such as grantees, contractors, universities, nonprofits, states and localities. The new law gives agencies three years to implement a set of new reporting requirements toRead… Read more »

The government IT hammer, nuclear floppy disks – Plus the 7 Stories

On GovLoop Insights’ DorobekINSIDER: Verizon’s annual Data Breach Investigations Report is one of the most hotly anticipated cybersecurity publications of the year. Based on 1,367 data breaches and more than 63,000 security incidents in 95 countries, the Data Breach Investigations Report paints a realistic picture of the current state of cybercrime. We get an insideRead… Read more »