Archive for: August 2015

The OPM Hack and ColdFusion Security

As a Federal IT contractor, especially one focused on Web Application Development and Cyber Security, DIT has followed the OPM breach closely. As noted in various news reports, congressional testimony, and IG findings, one of the affected systems was a web application written in ColdFusion. Knowing that incidents like the OPM breach are often catalysts for (sometimes radical) IT...

DIT and the 18F Agile Delivery Services BPA

18F is a newly formed organization within GSA. Their mission is to transform the way the government builds and buys Information Technology, with an emphasis on public-facing digital services. Federal agencies approach 18F with a need or an opportunity, and 18F enters into an inter-agency agreement to provide services. To further this mission, 18F issued an RFQ for Agile...