The upcoming launch of the My.USA.gov will help agencies engage with the public, says Hillary Hartley.
Three national-security related departments accounted for 77 percent of the total government-wide increase in compensation from 2004 to 2012.
With multiple federal entities working on emergency response communications, GAO says DHS should take the lead.
The Navy Yard shooting in D.C. and the Fort Hood attack in Texas have increased the focus on workplace security at government installations.
The chief Senate supporter of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act says the proposed changes are unacceptable, and he is backed by open-government advocates.
Acquisition reform did not get any attention during the State of the Union address, but that doesn't mean reform efforts are off the agenda.
Many of the proposed solutions rely on the use of IT – automation, continuous evaluation and shared data banks between agencies.
CTO Wolf Tombe's four years of early-adopter experience provides a host of hard-learned lessons.
Inexpensive attacks can yield great returns for the bad guys, while the defenders work with limited budgets and have to be right every time.
In the wake of the Snowden affair, Americans are growing more reluctant to hand over personal information to the government, which hurts legitimate data collection and could drive up costs.
The beverage giant's breach, which involved a former employee stealing laptops with unencrypted data, is a teachable moment for federal agencies.
A House committee held a closed hearing to discuss potentially sensitive information related to the security of the HealthCare.gov website.