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Air Force software factories; More awards from TMF; Government struggles with implementing FISMA

On today’s episode of The Daily Scoop Podcast, the Department of Veterans Affairs receives $10.5 million from the Technology Modernization Fund to support the agency’s transition to Login.gov.

The Air Force will look at restructuring the 16 software factories it has now. Lt. Gen. Bill Bender (USAF, ret.), senior vice president for strategic accounts and government relations at Leidos and former chief information officer at the Air Force, explains what the collaboration across the organization should look like to sort out what’s next.

Dave Wennergren, CEO at ACT-IAC and former chief information officer at the Navy, discusses what else could be on the way from the TMF Board as the Biden administration requests an additional $300 million for the fund in fiscal year 2023.

Less than a third of CFO Act agencies have effective security programs as of FY20. Jennifer Franks, director of information technology and cybersecurity issues at the Government Accountability Office, breaks down agencies struggles with implementing required safety programs.

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