The Department of Transportation is in the midst of a year-long move to the cloud. First, the agency spent months mapping its network — to improve cybersecurity and get a comprehensive picture of its IT footprint. Now, the agency is ready for phase two. Chief information officer Richard McKinney discussed that initiative with Francis Rose at ACT-IAC’s 2016 Executive Leadership Conference in Williamsburg Va. According to the General Services Administration, category management is a model widely used by the private sector that will help government buy smarter and more like a single enterprise. Over time, the concept has evolved . Now, federal IT leaders see it as a key component in the move away from legacy systems. GSA IT category executive Bill Zielinski discussed his plans for category management with Francis Rose at ACT-IAC’s 2016 Executive Leadership Conference in Williamsburg Va. Supply chain management represents one of the most significant challenges to federal cybersecurity. Much of that burden falls on industry — through compliance exercises like third- and fourth-party risk assessments. EmeSec CEO Maria Horton discussed those and other challenges facing industry with Francis Rose at ACT-IAC’s 2016 Executive Leadership Conference in Williamsburg Va.
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