The Army has been testing weapon systems for sophisticated cyber threats, but it was an attack on its public website that underscored the breadth of the challenge facing defense agencies.
The federal CIO told House watchdogs that IT reform would be implemented with strict oversight, but there are already rumblings inside agencies about possible exceptions.
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
Rules and data are relatively easy to share, but capturing an organization's deep, experience-based knowledge requires special effort.
New oversight program targets slow progress on two-factor authentication and other cybersecurity practices.
Using HHS Buyers Club as a model, the procurement office wants to encourage other agencies to launch acquisition innovation labs.
The Pentagon acknowledged the hack, but did not confirm the attacker.
To save money and time, Defense Department officials are moving gradually toward a shared catalog of approved mobile applications.
Senate bill carves out exemption for supercomputing and other lab IT; an earlier version of the measure would have exempted the entire Department of Energy.
Federal websites will be required to tack on the "s" for "secure" by the end of next year.
'Very old systems' and a lot of valuable, unencrypted data left millions vulnerable, despite the application of interior and perimeter defenses.
Europa, frozen moon of Jupiter, might hold vast oceans and even life. NASA has OK'd a fleet of instruments aimed at exposing her secrets.