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Want to Fix Federal IT Contracting? Don’t Just Focus on IT

July 29, 2014 Total federal IT spending now tops more than $80 billion annually, but agencies are still stuck with the same sluggish, even “calcified” approach to federal buying they’ve been saddled with for years. True solutions to the problem, however, will probably be found in a broad overhaul of the acquisition system...

Agencies Still Plugging Gaps in Smart Card Security

July 25, 2014 The Department of Health and Human Services was too lax in issuing smart ID cards to new employees and failed to deactivate them in a timely manner when workers left the agency, according to a new audit from the department’s inspector general office. Personal identity verification, or PIV, smart cards...