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May 18, 2022

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MITRE’s Powner: New scorecard needed to measure agency progress on beefing up cyber defenses

By Sara Friedman / January 25, 2022

The success of the FITARA scorecard to measure federal agencies’ IT modernization efforts shows a need to create a separate product for cyber-focused metrics, according to MITRE policy executive director David Powner.

The Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act was enacted in 2014 as a way to track agency progress in several IT modernization efforts with a letter grade (A, B, C, D or F). The House Oversight government operations subcommittee works with the Government Accountability Office to issue biannual...

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