Government Matters (Full Show) – December 16, 2018


Priorities for newly-named Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency

Jeanette Manfra, assistant secretary at the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency outlines top priorities for the recently-elevated agency.

HHS obtains first blockchain ATO in federal government

Jose Arrieta, associate deputy assistant secretary of acquisition at HHS, Oki Mek, chief product officer at the Division of Acquisition at HHS, and Michael McFarland, director of the Office of Acquisition Business Systems at HHS, discuss the government’s first blockchain authority to operate, and what it means for the department’s acquisition workforce.

Takeaways and next steps for FITARA Scorecard 7.0

Mark Forman, former Federal CIO, and Simon Szykman, former CIO at the Commerce Department, discuss the latest FITARA scorecard, and what the future holds for federal IT oversight.