As expected, Michael Rogers will succeed Keith Alexander.
Draft legislation would dramatically alter the job currently held by Todd Park.
Agency officials blame a "software defect," but oversight committee demands more specifics.
Some contractors could be excluded from working with the Pentagon without knowing they have been excluded, an industry group says.
Aside from addressing immediate privacy concerns, the president’s overhaul plan will set precedents to be applied to future cybersecurity operations.
Non-compliant cloud providers could cause an oversight problem for the agencies they serve, but beyond that the repercussions remain in flux.
Among the background checks performed by USIS were those on intelligence community contractor Edward Snowden and Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis.
A cloud-based project is aimed at boosting the ability to report radiation monitoring data in emergencies.
The recommendations would represent a more decisive step than reform efforts outlined by the president earlier this week.
The fallout for federal customers from a federal court decision blocking "net neutrality" rules remains murky, but most analysts are predicting little change for the immediate future.
CBP said it processed more than 360 million travelers at U.S. air, land and sea ports in fiscal 2013.
DHS’s Keith Trippie says the cloud can boost government innovation while cutting up-front costs.