July 11, 2019
New Cyber Scoring Drags Down Agency FITARA Scores premium
The latest data on the progress of federal government agencies’ implementation of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) was released on June 26 by the House Oversight and Reform Committee as Scorecard 8.0. Although FITARA has been law since 2014, many agencies are struggling to enact its mandates which measure IT portfolio review […]
October 31, 2017
SBA Has “Significant Vulnerabilities” In Its Cyber Posture premium
The Small Business Administration (SBA) is facing some tough challenges. According to a Report on the Most Serious Management and Performance Challenges Facing the SBA in FY 2018, the agency’s risk management and cyber posture is in need of “significant improvement”. A key area is rolling out key components of FITARA. Although the agency has […]
July 24, 2017
What’s Your Fiscal Year-End Smart Spending Strategy? premium
Federal fiscal year-end (FFYE) is the busiest season for government IT spending and with ongoing squabbles about budgets and fiscal accountability, the pressure is on to spend prudently and procure efficiently. But this year, perhaps more than ever, the spotlight is on IT modernization and smart spending. With new regulation designed to eliminate the “use-it-or-lose-it” […]