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While not official, a revised draft of a potential cybersecurity executive order could lead to widespread federal IT modernization.
The federal government anticipates billions of dollars in cost avoidance in coming years through agency data center streamlining. Estimates for government-wide potential savings through fiscal 2019 exceed $8 billion.
The Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) program has requested millions for high-performance computing and the National Strategic Computing Initiative in FY 2017.
The end of April brought the deadline for agencies to provide the Office of Management and Budget with updates of their implementation plans for the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA). However, a couple are lagging behind in the process.
The information technology portfolios accompanying federal agency budget requests for in fiscal 2017 provide a strategic view of plans, progress, and trends.
Over the course of a 48-month period ending last fall, the Department of Energy (DOE) and its components reported over 1,000 breach attempts on information systems that handle and store sensitive data related to the power grid, nuclear weapons stockpile, and energy labs. In the midst of the ongoing barrage, DOE is looking to take on stewardship of data from industry to enable benchmarking for critical infrastructure protection.
The NSCI has the potential to make High Performance Computing R&D one of the fastest growing areas of big data related work in the federal government.
The White House announced the National Strategic Computing Initiative via executive order at the end of July. This post examines where business opportunities related to it are likely to be found.
A recent audit the Department of Energy's (DOE) Energy Information Technology Services (EITS) shared services program, formerly the department’s common operating environment, found cost recovery, management of the EITS cost model, and service quality issues that contributed to program weaknesses.
Reviewing the funding authorizations in the current House version of the NDAA reveals around $1.2 billion in specific cybersecurity provisions.
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