The U.S. Digital Registry rolled out in late January, giving agencies the opportunity to have their online accounts confirmed by users. One of the goals of this project is to help users sift through fake sites designed to look like Federal ones.   Federal digital managers have registered accounts for over 7,300 social media accounts, […] […]

The Department of Defense continues to push forward with efforts to bolster its IT system. The Army awarded a $5 billion Information Technology Enterprise Solutions 3 Hardware contract for IT hardware, software, and other services, to 17 companies.






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The U.S. Health and Human Services Department has begun its search for a new Chief Information Officer, two months after HHS lost its previous CIO, Frank Baitman, who worked to establish HHS within the 2014 FITARA guidelines.






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The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved updated cybersecurity standards for the nation’s electric utilities, aimed at preventing attacks. FERC’s seven updated critical infrastructure protection reliability standards require large utilities to conduct cybersecurity training at least once a quarter and to deploy two or more physical access controls outside their security perimeters.






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Contractor Unisys said the Department of the Interior has completed the migration of its SAP-based financial and business management system (FBMS) to the cloud, making it the first Federal agency to do so.






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Federal agencies could save $40.7 billion in annual productivity by switching from legacy voice systems to a Unified Communications solution, a new MeriTalk survey found.






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