VA's pending system helps solve the agency's internal interoperability problems, while extending data to the DoD.
The OPM breach is getting all the attention, but recent attacks on State Department and White House systems should have agencies equally concerned.
The federal CIO's message to agency IT officials doesn't mention the OPM breach, but it certainly conveys a sense of urgency.
If terabytes of data are released in the forest and no one is around to read them, do they make a difference?
Senior leadership's message is clear that a half-hearted effort at tracking government spending data just won't cut it.
Evolving biometrics should be more difficult to spoof, but they present challenges for accuracy and privacy.
Almost 14 years after the September 11 attacks, radio interoperability remains a dream deferred.
"Not every application is meant for the cloud," says the director of the GSA program that certifies cloud security.
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
Restrictions on accessing records across agencies are hamstringing government watchdogs -- but there's hope for a change.
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.
OPM's fiscal 2016 request of $272 million includes $21 million for finishing network upgrades begun in fiscal 2014.