Websites

NSA, CISA Promote Domain Name System Incorporating Threat Information

The agencies’ guide on selecting a provider of protective DNS services is based on a pilot with the Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center.

Cybersecurity Agency Takes Over Management of .Gov Domain

The official domain for .gov websites shifted from the government’s landlord to the government’s central cybersecurity shop.

Common App Announces Changes to Create More Inclusive College Application Process for LGBTQ+ Students

The Common App board announced it will reframe its sex and gender questions, barriers to higher education LGBTQ+ people face.

How to Really Fix COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment Scheduling

The traditional vaccine sign-up model does not work when the demand for vaccines far exceeds supply.

GSA to Verify Identities of Some SAM Users After Transition

The agency will require identity proofing for SAM registrants after the big migration to beta.SAM.gov in May.

How to Use Analytics Data and Smart Experiments to Optimize Agency Services

Keep in mind that optimization is a never-ending process.

GSA’s Central Procurement Hub Will Keep the ‘Beta’ A Little Longer

Users will see a new beta.SAM.gov come April but the final transition is still to come.

Two GSA Contract Management Sites Will Be Down For Two Days

Contractor portals eOffer and eMod will be offline for two days in March as the General Services Administration switches to a new log-in method with added security.

Agencies that Put People First Will Close the Equity Gap

In the coming months, federal agencies will be asked to look anew at whether and to what extent they are serving everyone.

FTC Warns ‘U.S. Trading Commission’ Website Is a Scam

Whoever is behind the site is using the Federal Trade Commission's logo and address.

Former Federal CIO on the Tech Challenges the Biden Administration Faces

Vivek Kundra joins the GovExec Daily podcast to discuss the future of public sector cloud computing.

Presidential Inauguration Includes a Digital Transition

Websites and social media accounts made the transition along with presidential power, with the new administration making its mark right away.

HHS Websites Will Get Customer Experience Scores in 2021

As part of the updated digital strategy, Health and Human Services Department program offices will be getting graded on a “CX scale.”

GSA Relaunches Federal Service Desk With New Look and Added Security

The help desk for all General Services Administration procurement systems got a makeover and a security lockdown.

Biden Team Tries Recruiting Through Source Code

If you find the hidden message, you might be someone the incoming administration wants to hire.

GSA’s Central Procurement Hub Will Lose the ‘Beta’ in April

The legacy SAM.gov will be shuttered and all the capabilities will be folded into the new SAM.gov, which currently goes by beta.SAM.gov.

The Internet Won’t Be the Same After Trump

How the president changed life online—for better and for worse.