Posts from GovCon Daily for 07/30/2015

OMB Seeks Comments on Draft Federal Data Security Guidance

The Office of Management and Budget will collect public comments on the agency’s draft guide for how to manage cybersecurity requirements in federal acquisition processes. OMB said in a notice posted Thursday on the Federal Register that cyber-related threats to federal data systems are on the rise as more agencies offer digital services and use commercial information technology services…
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CACI to Continue Support for DoD Financial Mgmt Systems; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI International has received a $48.6 million task order to continue its operational support for information technology systems at the U.S. Defense Department comptroller’s office. The company said Thursday it will help maintain, integrate and secure IT systems that the DoD comptroller uses to manage budgetary and accounting functions…
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Sens. Ron Johnson, Tom Carper Back Cyber Bill for Einstein Rollout Authorization

Sens. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) and Tom Carper (D-Del.) have introduced a new bill to the Senate floor that would authorize the Department of Homeland Security to fully roll out a cyber defense tool, The Hill newspaper reported Tuesday…
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Thomas Sasala: Analytics Needed to Probe Cyber Incidents

Thomas Sasala, chief technology officer of the U.S. Army’s Information Technology Agency, has called analytics an important tool for cyber incident investigations across Defense Department networks, FCW reported Wednesday…
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Mary Davie: Federal IT Acquisitions Can Have Collaborative Market Research

Mary Davie, assistant commissioner at the General Services Administration‘s Office of Integrated Technology Services, has outlined a set of best practices for information technology acquisition to help agencies achieve their missions…
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