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Yearly Archives: 2017

Let’s Talk FITARA

This blog entry by Department of State CIO Frontis Wiggins, was originally published on December 9th, 2016 on LinkedIn.  Earlier this week, I testified before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Information Technology about the Department of State’s …

Implementing FITARA Together

The Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) has provided the visibility that I need to do my job. Notably, as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Department of Education, it gives me voting and veto rights on the review …

CIO Council Releases State of Federal IT Report

Over the past six months, the Federal CIO Council (CIOC), in partnership with GSA’s Office of Government-wide Policy, worked to author a report that would provide an understanding of where Federal IT is and how to continue to improve on …

Automatic HTTPS Enforcement for New Executive Branch .gov Domains

By: Marina Fox and Eric Mill, GSA   HTTPS is a necessary baseline for security on the modern web. Non-secure HTTP connections lack integrity protection, and can be used to attack citizens, foreign nationals, and government staff. HTTPS provides increased …

Modernizing Federal IT Part 8: The Proof is in the Pudding, Disability Case Processing System 2 (DCPS2) goes Live

This is the eighth in a series describing how the Social Security Administration is working towards a more modern IT infrastructure. You can find part 1 here, part 2 here, part 3 here and part 4 here, part 5 here, part 6 here, …

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