Gov't officials search for new contractor to manage Healthcare.gov

Share this article:
The Obama administration has taken note of the harsh criticism aimed at healthcare.gov's problematic rollout and security, and now a search has begun for a new contractor to manage it.

Efforts to find the new vendor have already been started by federal officials, according to an administration official that confirmed the news to The Hill. The move was originally reported by The New York Times.

Officials are reportedly considering small businesses owned by women, disabled veterans, and disadvantaged minorities to fill the role. The move may be a result of the administration's dislike of the website's management by larger contracted vendors, according to The Times.

Soon after its launch, more than a dozen cyber attacks aimed at the site were reported to the Department of Homeland Security.
Share this article:

Sign up to our newsletters

More in News

Report: UK police push for required mobile phone PWs

The Metropolitan Police have reportedly lobbied for two years to enact the standard.

JPMorgan Chase customers targeted in massive phishing campaign

JPMorgan Chase customers targeted in massive phishing campaign

Roughly 500,000 emails have been sent out so far as part of a massive multifaceted phishing campaign targeting customers of JPMorgan Chase.

Study: Organizations lack training, budget to thwart insider threats

Study: Organizations lack training, budget to thwart insider ...

Of the 355 IT and security professionals surveyed, a majority indicated that they were ill-equipped to thwart a possible insider threat.