The Department of Defense (DoD) is making tremendous strides with information sharing efforts. In addition, the GSA has launched a new mobile management resource for agencies and the DoD is moving forward with its electronic health records effort. Be sure to read about this and much more in this week’s Federal News Round Up.
Increased Trust Boosts Pentagon-Industry Info Sharing
The Defense Department’s information-sharing effort called the Defense Industrial Base Cybersecurity Information Assurance program has made significant strides since its launch in 2007.
GSA Touts New Mobile Management Resource
The General Services Administration launched a centralized, uniform guide to help agencies achieve additional savings from their expanding portfolios of mobile services and devices.
VDI Moves to the Cloud
Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) efforts, where users are equipped with thin clients or access virtualized desktops hosted on a central server, have been taking off at many federal agencies.
Air Force Wants ‘Mini Crypto’ Devices for Battlefield Operations
The Air Force is addressing the need for secure communication on the battlefield with its Mini Crypto program.
GSA Sets Deadlines for Adopting Revised Cloud Standards
The General Services Administration released deadlines for cloud providers to adopt revised security standards, as a prerequisite for doing business with the federal government.
DoD Moves Forward With Department-Wide E-Health Records Project
The Defense Department is moving forward with its DoD Healthcare Management System Modernization (DHMSM) effort, which is its department-wide electronic health record system.