The General Services Administration’s 18F “routinely disregarded and circumvented” long-established GSA IT security and acquisition policies for every major system it operated, according to a new inspector general report released today.






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The General Services Administration has reached a software acquisition agreement with Adobe to provide streamlined data security and electronic solutions for government, enabling agencies to meet the requirements of Federal information security and electronic government policy.






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The General Services Administration’s in-house technology service, 18F, has announced new vulnerability disclosure policies for its parent organization, the Technology Transformation Service, to enable security researchers to more easily report vulnerabilities on TTS-operated systems.






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The General Services Administration is aiming to increase clarity and efficiency of purchases made through its contract vehicle through the formalization of the Transactional Data Reporting rule, which asks contractors to electronically report key procurement data.






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The incoming Trump administration plans to get rid of 18F, the digital services team located within the General Services Administration that has been criticized recently for its spending practices, according to a senior administration official. Republican Donald Trump won the presidential election on Nov. 8, raising questions about what lies ahead for Federal IT.






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