News and notes from around the federal IT community.
Cybersecurity is arguably one of the few bipartisan issues in Congress, and key stakeholders hope that will be enough to push through legislation this year.
Senators grill port security experts on whether the Transportation Worker Identification Credential program is worth the time and money.
The Department of Veterans Affairs IT shop scuttled a long-planned cloud deal because of worries about email retention and security concerns.
Reacting to data security problems is costlier than taking steps to avoid them, a new report says.
The authors of three recent books offer their suggestions for feds who are struggling to maintain satisfying personal and professional lives.
Microsoft's Marco Manuello says being overly cautious on mobile is a good way to waste money.
Customs and Border Protection's programs for speeding travelers through line are yielding results, but getting people enrolled in the first place is slow going.
Technical chops and hard work are still critical, but advancing into agency leadership demands a much broader skill set.
The outgoing leader of GSA's Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies discusses the value of moving from government to industry and back.
While Congress takes potshots at pay and bonuses, top government executives say the SES is being decimated by morale problems and a reluctance of talented managers to join their ranks.
Though the contracting system is relatively low-tech -- its underlying application cost less than $1 million -- it could have profound implications for DOD policy planning.