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Mark Goodge, the chief technology officer of the Military Health System, said the agency is putting the right frameworks and policies in place to enable a more robust computing environment where patients and health care providers can take advantage of smartphones and tablets. With 9.6 million people under its care, Goodge said MHS's number one priority is security.
The agency cites its desire to streamline services as the reason to phase out the site. But industry experts say use of apps.gov has been minimal and there was no clear market for the portal. OMB launched the site in September 2009.
Debora Plunkett, the director of the National Security Agency's Information Assurance Directorate, said there is good news and bad news when it comes to protecting the U.S. from cyber threats on a daily basis. In an exclusive interview for Federal News Radio's Agency of the Month program, Plunkett said getting the nation's networks to a higher level of security is multifold.
Accenture's Marcia DeFalco and Rod Benson from
Buchanan Ingersoll and Rooney, will talk about an upcoming event that focuses on reducing Healthcare IT costs.
October 30, 2012
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Young provided an update on mobility in the military and how the Pentagon is leveraging and tweaking commercial solutions to put mobile tools in troops' hands.
Fresh off its cloud email transition, Coleman said GSA has taken an agencywide — not just a project- wide— perspective on return on investment for its mobility initiatives.
Military services and agencies, alike, are under pressure from senior defense officials to find savings from IT Rob Carey, DoD's deputy CIO said at the annual Executive Leadership Conference. In the coming weeks, Defense CIO Teri Takai will issue a memo detailing a new strategy for bringing existing consolidation and standardization efforts together. The budget pressures have helped push the department out in front of emerging cyber and mobile technologies.
OPM developing competency models for performance improvement officers and chief operating officers as part of its requirements under the GPRA Modernization Act. DHS moves to agile development to fix the HSIN program. NIST to update HSPD-12 card requirements to meet mobile needs.
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From passing cyber legislation to training the future workforce to handle cyber threats, the federal government still has several important items on its cyber agenda.
Last year, the FDA proposed a policy to test apps that included "very high-risk interventions" that did not cause any unintended consequences. The agency is now expected to release final policy by the end of this year on which apps it will oversee.