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In the world of federal information technology, the buzz is around "agile acquisition". Led by the Office of Management and Budget, agency chief information officers are being asked to build IT modernization in smaller, more modular programs -- and for less money. Federal News Radio's Max Cacas brings the latest from the AFCEA luncheon.
EPA CIO Jackson said he wants to dig deeper to improve programs and save money on technology systems. Others are using the data on the dashboard to have a common language across the department.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has begun implementing program changes designed to increase security and enhance the experience of its patients.
DHS will oversee and provide assistance to civilian agencies to improve how they protect their computer networks. White House cyber coordinator Schmidt says the goal of the memo is to make sure agency roles and responsibilities are clear. Schmidt also calls for more valuable public-private partnerships.
WFED's Jason Miller
VA plans on implementing software to monitor desktop computers every 24 hours. NASA is developing a concept of operations plan to move to real-time oversight. OMB mandated agencies know the status of their networks in real time by November.
Agency CISO Davis says many times applications are the cause of vulnerabilities in the network. The working group will develop training classes for developers.
Continued integration into fighting forces key to future success, National Guard Bureau chief says.
How would the military carry on in the event that an enemy manages to meltdown the DoD's digital information infrastructure? We get thoughts from Air Force Major General Kevin Kennedy, Director for Joint Capability Development (J8), U.S. Joint Forces Command.
WFED's Max Cacas reports.