May 13, 2021
President's signature on defense bill will start clock on federal IT modernization, cyber effort
President Trump’s impending signature of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act will kick off a 90-day effort to stand up a new IT modernization board tasked with overseeing cybersecurity of federal IT procurement, as part of the Modernizing Government Technology Act added to the defense measure.
The MGT Act -- sponsored by Sens. Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Tom Udall (D-NM) and Reps. Will Hurd (R-TX) and a bipartisan coalition in the House -- was included in the final NDAA...