CIO Briefing

Lawmakers Propose Expanding Cybersecurity Support for Commercial Satellite Companies

New legislation would direct CISA to create a one-stop clearinghouse to help inform such entities.

Deputy CIO Maria Roat to Retire in March

Roat has been in senior government technology management roles for over 15 years and her government career, including military service, has spanned over 40 years.

Man Arrested For Alleged Exportation of Technology To Iran From U.S.

A dual American-Iranian citizen was arrested and charged with one count of conspiracy to illegally export technology and electronic equipment to Iran despite sanctions.

NSA to get binding operational directive authority under new cyber policy

A new memo signed by President Biden outlines how the May 2021 executive order on cybersecurity applies to national security systems.

Congress Losing a Heavy Hitter on Cybersecurity

Rep. Jim Langevin, co-chair and founder of the House Cybersecurity Caucus, will not seek re-election.

Agency Digital Modernization Efforts Hinge on Data, Customer Experience Efforts

A group of leading federal technologists explained themes of data-driven decision making combined with sub-agency feedback in digital transformation efforts.

Successful DevSecOps Starts With Trust, Government Experts Say

The pandemic forced new ways of thinking in government software development.

Big Tech Anxious About Commerce Plan to Secure Supply Chains from Foreign Influence

Comments an association of industry giants made on a notice of proposed rulemaking from the Commerce Department come amid multiple government efforts to reduce cybersecurity risks in globally produced information and communications technology.

Biden Official Credits Diplomacy With Russia for Arrest of Colonial Pipeline Hacker

A senior administration official disassociated the move from tensions between the U.S. and Russia amid a build-up of Russian troops near Ukraine and an unattributed cyberattack on the country’s government websites.

VA Delays Electronic Health Records Deployment Due To COVID Cases

The VA Central Ohio Healthcare System was supposed to receive a new EHR system deployment in March, but COVID spikes overwhelmed the workforce.

Former Homeland Security Acting Inspector General Pleads Guilty To Data Theft

Charles Edwards pleaded guilty to two federal charges of stealing government software and personnel data.

Let’s Talk About 6G Policies, Panel Says

6G policies may be important in protecting Democracy.

Defense Officials Develop 5G-Enabled Medical Applications to Support Future Troops

Vendors were recently selected to push forward military telemedicine experiments.

Biden's CX order puts new momentum behind longtime efforts, leaders say

Officials at an ACT-IAC event explained how a recent White House executive order on customer experience is helping to unify disparate CX efforts across government.