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GAO upholds one of four protests under E-Travel RFP

The General Services Administration has lost a protest to CarlsonWagonlit Sato Travel on the follow-on contract for agencies up upgrade their governmentwide E-Travel systems.

Tags: contracting , industry , GSA , GAO , CarlsonWagonlit , E-Travel , bid protest ,

Monday - 04/25/2011, 08:07pm EDT

Carper wants to know plans for open gov sites

The Delaware Democratic senator wrote a letter to federal CIO Vivek Kundra asking for more details about which transparency websites will continue and which will go dark. Congress reduced the E-Government Fund by 76 percent in 2011forcing some near-term decisions.

Tags: technology , Tom Carper , Vivek Kundra , Darrell Issa , OMB , Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committ , Oversight and Government Reform Committee , E-Government Fund , transparency , budget cuts ,

Friday - 04/22/2011, 03:41pm EDT

Exclusive: Schmidt says cyber progress being made quietly behind the scenes

The White House cybersecurity advisor said many of his office's initiatives are in the operational stages and are making a difference. But some in industry and government say there is a vacuum in leadership from his office and OMB. Howard Schmidt says it's clear what role his office, OMB and DHS play.

Tags: technology , management , Howard Schmidt , Vivek Kundra , White House , OMB , DHS , NIST , cybersecurity , TIC , DNS Security , FISMA , IT reforms , Cybersecurity Update

Friday - 04/22/2011, 07:36am EDT
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DHS to assess cyber skills of state, local governments

The Homeland Security Department plans to conduct a cyber network assessment survey for all levels of government.

Tags: technology , DHS , cybersecurity ,

Thursday - 04/21/2011, 03:20pm EDT

Draft executive order gives industry heartburn

White House is considering issuing an executive order that would require vendors to submit information about their political contributions as part of their bid proposal package. Industry associations say the proposal wouldn't keep political influence out of the acquisition process, but likely add it in. The administration claims the draft order is all about greater transparency and accountability.

Tags: contracting , industry , Jay Carney , White House , Susan Collins , Mitch McConnell , Trey Hodgkins , Stan Soloway , PSC , TechAmerica , political contributions , Disclose Act ,

Thursday - 04/21/2011, 07:31am EDT
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Platts calls for more controls over improper payments

The chairman of the subcommittee on federal financial management said legislation may be needed to ensure agency accounting procedures are focusing on stopping improper payments. He said progress across the government is good, but more tools are necessary. OMB is testing the Do Not Pay List and plans to launch the full portal in 2012.

Tags: management , Todd Platts , Danny Werfel , OMB , Oversight and Government Reform Committee , SSA , CMS , DoD , VA , DHS , improper payments , Do Not Pay List , Recovery audits , internal controls ,

Wednesday - 04/20/2011, 08:25am EDT
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VA IG responds to criticisms in Martinez case

The agency IG wrote a letter to the attorneys for Adair Martinez saying they overstated or misstated the facts about their investigation. George Opfer said his investigators followed protocol during discovery of the allegations of fraud and misconduct by Martinez in their August 2009 report. The MSPB ruled earlier this month that Martinez didn't receive due process and was wrongfully terminated.

Tags: management , George Opfer , VA , MSPB , Gary Gilbert , Kevin Owen , Adair Martinez ,

Wednesday - 04/20/2011, 08:20am EDT
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NIST to play big role to secure online identities

White House strategy gives the Commerce Department bureau the ability to bring industry, privacy, security and other experts together to develop policies and standards. The administration made it clear the private sector will lead the effort and the government is only creating a marketplace for these services.

Tags: technology , Howard Schmidt , Gene Sperling , Jane Holl Lute , White House , DHS , NIST , identity management , PKI , cybersecurity , privacy , John Buckner

Monday - 04/18/2011, 07:08am EDT
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White House draft bill expands DHS cyber responsibilities

Federal News Radio viewed a copy of the proposal that would codify DHS's role in overseeing civilian agency networks. The draft legislation would expand DHS's authorities to those that are similar to what DoD already has around cyber. It also would include new roles around acquisition, personnel and FISMA implementation.

Tags: technology , management , Joseph Lieberman , Susan Collins , Tom Carper , DHS , DoD , White House , cybersecurity , FISMA , direct hirer authority ,

Thursday - 04/14/2011, 06:08pm EDT
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Nally says Marines move out of NMCI has started

Brigadier General Kevin Nally, the Marine Corps chief information officer, gives Federal News Radio an update on how the transition to the new Marine Corps worldwide network is going.
April 14, 2011

Tags: technology , Kevin Nally , Marine Corps , NMCI , Virtualization , Ask the CIO ,

Thursday - 04/14/2011, 07:13pm EDT
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