Tags IT modernization

U.S. official is first to helm new NATO IT and cyber agency

by Shaun Waterman • 5 months ago

Former Defense Department Deputy Comptroller Kevin Scheid has taken up a new post as general manager of the NATO Communications and Information Agency, NCIA, where he will oversee a three billion Euro IT and cybersecurity modernization program.

OMB stakes out central role in cyber, IT modernization

by Shaun Waterman • 7 months ago

The agency is at the hinge where several important IT initiatives meet the federal budgeting process, explained acting federal CIO Margie Graves.

Trump signs long-awaited cybersecurity executive order

by Shaun Waterman • 7 months ago

President Trump signed an executive order on cybersecurity Thursday, saying his administration will begin to manage cyber-risk across the U.S. government as a whole, hold agency heads personally responsibility for the protection of their networks and place modernization of federal IT at the heart of efforts to bolster computer security.

White House: Cyber executive order is close, will be 'intertwined' with federal IT modernization

by Shaun Waterman • 8 months ago

The Trump administration is "close" to unveiling its cybersecurity executive order and is carefully aligning its policy in that area with plans to modernize federal IT networks being drawn up by President Trump's son-in-law, White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Robert Joyce said Monday in his first public comments since taking office.

Bossert promises funding, centralization for federal cybersecurity

by Shaun Waterman • 9 months ago

President Donald Trump’s budget outline proposes significant increases in funding for federal cybersecurity, says the White House's top homeland security adviser.

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