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Major changes are coming to the way federal agencies deal with cyber- security. In issuing new guidance over FISMA (The Federal Information Security Management Act), the Office of Management and Budget wants to find out the cybersecurity status of all civilian agency networks. One requirement is that agencies submit real-time data about the state of their networks. The second; a government-wide benchmarking study on the state of cybersecurity. The third; a series of interviews between OMB and agencies to tailor cybersecurity programs to each agencies needs.
The four senior Office of Management and Budget officials who are leading the Obama Adminstration's management efforts detail the strategies they're using to move forward.
The sales pitch has begun on the budget, as OMB Director Peter Orszag and others head to Capitol Hill to talk it up.
President Obama, OMB Director Peter Orszag, and Chief Performance Officer Jeffrey Zients want newer technology available all across government.
Tags: acquisition , acquisition workforce , Jeffrey Zients , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , Nancy Kichak , David Drabkin , Office of Personnel Management , General Services Administration
Two presidential appointments designed to streamline government.