IT policy

DOD policy nominee wants more ‘resilient’ networks


Colin Kahl faced several questions on DOD cyber policy and network vulnerabilities, pushing for a greater focus on "resiliency" to deter future attacks.

Tech policy reviews will start in September, Suzette Kent says


“We have to be iterative in the technology work that we do and we have to be iterative in the policies that support those,” the federal CIO says.

Industry questions authorization, open data changes to OMB tech policy memo A-130


​The division between the privacy and security approval process for federal IT projects and various rules tied to open data in the revisions to the White House’s Office of Management and Budget Circular A-130 have elicited numerous public comments as the extended comment period came to a close last week.

Current, former feds spot gaps in A-130 revision


The revisions made to the Office of Management and Budget’s A-130 Circular have left some federal technology experts scratching their heads, wondering why it tries to be both general and specific while also failing to mention certain technology trends that would help the government achieve the goals set forth in the document.