MeriTalk compiles a weekly roundup of contracts and other industry activity. Here’s what happened this week in the Federal Information Technology community.






[…]

The Federal Aviation Administration has not established any rules for commercial companies that collect and retain personal information, according to Earl Lawrence, director of the FAA’s Office of Unmanned Aircraft Systems.






[…]

Only one Federal agency achieved the highest scores in each of the cybersecurity framework areas in the Federal Information Security Management Act report for fiscal year 2016. The Federal Election Commission, which governs the financing of Federal elections, received top scores for identifying, protecting, detecting, responding, and recovering from cybersecurity incidents.






[…]

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday that authorized the reorganization of the executive branch of the Federal government. Within 180 days the heads of each agency are required to submit proposals for how their agencies should be restructured.






[…]

The last politically appointed agency-level chief information officer will leave his post April 15. Rob Klopp, the CIO of the Social Security Administration, had been asked by the Trump administration to remain in the post temporarily to provide continuity at a critical time for the agency.






[…]

Harris received National Security Agency certification for its Harris Falcon III RF-300H wideband HF manpack radio system, which provides beyond-line-of-sight communications without a satellite for military personnel.






[…]

Sens. Tim Kaine, D-Va., and Mike Rounds, R-S.D., introduced a bill on Thursday that would authorize the Department of Defense scholarship fund to receive $10 million for fiscal year 2018 and would enable them to expand scholarships for associate degrees in cybersecurity.






[…]

Categories