Fueled by technological, legislative and policy developments, 2017 marked an important transition year in the future of government IT that will shape decisions and directions into the next decade. We asked our CSRA colleagues to share their insights on the past year and what we might expect in the year ahead.
In December, President Trump signed into law the Modernizing Government Technology Act (MGT) as part of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act. What might Federal IT leaders expect as they begin to unpack the Act’s contents in the New Year?
The President has declared that the current opioid epidemic facing our nation is a national health crisis. The problem is enormous, and resources—money, time, energy—are limited. In this situation, data can be the epidemic-fighters’ best friend.
Watch our Government Matters TV show, The Journey to a Next-Gen Federal Government, to learn more about next-generation delivery models, such as shared services and secure cloud, to support a wide array of business services for government.
This week, we caught up with Ron Nixon, Chief Technology Officer for Army IT at CSRA, who explores another important aspect of cybersecurity—cyber resilience.
In this three-part broadcast, panelists—including CSRA Cyber Director Dr. Matthew McFadden—discuss the cyber challenges federal agencies face when they have a mix of on-premise and commercial cloud infrastructures. Listen as they discuss approaches agencies might consider to address these issues.
The Department of Homeland Security launched National Cyber Security Awareness Month 13 years ago to engage, educate, and promote national vigilance around this vital issue. We’ve made some important headway in distinct areas since that time, such as defending against denial-of-service attacks.
The analyst firm Forrester released their Customer Experience Index recently. This annual benchmark of customer experience quality among large global brands analyzes how satisfying a brand’s customer experience (CX) is by measuring customer responses. Federal government agencies are also included in the index, and they didn’t necessarily perform well.
It's National Cyber Security Awareness Month—a month focused on raising awareness around the cyber security threats facing our nation. In the first of this five-part podcast series, we talked with Amy Howland, CSRA's Chief Information Security Officer, about what cyber defense entails, how the government can improve its cyber defense, and more.
The federal government and the United States military are the prime targets of malicious actors for obvious reasons. We talked with Amy Howland, CSRA's Chief Information Security Officer, about what cyber defense entails, how the government can improve its cyber defense, and how partnerships with industry can provide even more robust and resilient cyber defenses.
Jonathan Sholtis, Program Director in CSRA’s Defense Group and Head of CSRA’s Cyber Institute, shares his insight on standardizing cyber training and accelerating the cultivation of skilled cyber practitioners.
Recently the Department of Defense received two failing grades—‘F’s’ to be precise—on the Data Center Optimization and Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act scorecards. But do the scorecards tell the whole story?
After decades of effort to strengthen the federal government’s cyber defenses, are we really more secure? The Center for Strategic and International Studies will host a policy event to discuss how Congress and the Administration can strengthen the federal cyber defenses.
Congress has returned to Washington, D.C., and the city has begun its brisk autumn cadence. A full agenda awaits both Congress and the Administration—from funding the government’s regular business to emergency relief in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.