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The Continuous Diagnostic and Mitigation (CDM) Program Field Guide [New Report]

Government needs to become more agile and efficient in the way it combats cyberthreats. Explore our latest guide on the Continuous Diagnostic and Mitigation (CDM) program to learn how. In today’s world, it’s imperative that government protects our critical infrastructure to preserve our physical and economic security. To do so, cyber professionals must obtain real-time… Read more »

The Evolving Needs of the Federal Government to Reduce Cyber Risk

By Stephanie Sullivan, Consultant The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is developing a framework to reduce cyber risks to critical infrastructure as part of the Executive Order 13636. As part of the development process working groups have been formulated to gather feedback from industry and relevant stakeholders regarding the development of the framework… Read more »

Hoyer Pessimistic about FY14 Budget Compromise

by Rick Antonucci, Analyst In a press interview, Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, representative from Maryland, stated that he did not believe there was any chance Congress would pass a budget before October. The budgets passed by the Republican led House and the Democrat led Senate have a $91 Billion disparity and Hoyer says that the… Read more »

Developing your Sales Channels in the State and Local Market

by Skip Liesegang, Vice President, Partners, Programs, and Alliances. What’s the best way to reach the state and local government market? Yes, this market is filled with opportunity, but it’s also filled with challenges due to its geographic diversity and unique procurement rules. A few key things to keep in mind while targeting this market:… Read more »

Navy Moving Ahead to Overhaul its Shore-based and Afloat Networks

by Lloyd McCoy Jr., Senior Analyst The full deployment RFP for the Navy’s new consolidated network has just been released with the award currently scheduled for this winter. The new network, officially known as CANES, Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services, will collapse the Navy’s five legacy networks into one. The aim is to apply… Read more »

How Shared Services Yields Opportunities for Industry

by Lloyd McCoy Jr., Senior Analyst I recently attended a luncheon where several deputy CIOs from the Defense, Agriculture, and Interior Departments, as well as the GSA IT Transition Executive, spoke about their cost saving initiatives. Besides providing progress reports on their consolidation and optimization efforts, they called on vendors that had extensive footprints within… Read more »

Digital Government Spotlight Data May Shed New Light on Opportunities

by Mohamad Elbarasse, Analyst As part of Federal CIO Steve Van Roekel’s Digital Government Strategy (DGS), ITDashboard.gov has launched a new page on its website that provides a snapshot of major agencies’ progress against the milestones set out in his plan. The tool is designed to assist the public in measuring the progress that government… Read more »

Sequestration Could Shift Focus of Federal IT Spending

Originally posted to Federal Technology Insider http://federaltechnologyinsider.com/sequestration-could-shift-focus-of-federal-it-spending/ With an impending March 1 deadline set to trigger $85 billion in federal budget spending cuts, a recent InformationWeek article highlighted concerns raised by officials about the impact sequestration will have on federal IT expenditures. “By cutting technology, it’s going to put us into situations where we either… Read more »