The iPhone's fingerprint scanner could usher in a new era of authentication for mobile devices, but agencies are a long way from abandoning pass codes.
A law that puts DOD employees back to work despite the shutdown also applies to the Coast Guard, says DHS head.
The portal for Americans in states without their own health insurance exchanges is undergoing some rehabilitation after a shaky start.
Pay freezes, sequestration and shutdown-related furloughs tarnish the government's image as a good place to launch a career.
System will become the foundation of a unified platform supporting other TSA identification efforts.
In a week dominated by shutdown stories, a few other gems came as well.
A DOD instruction to make information more shareable and accessible has a serious limitation.
Furloughed feds who want to take a temporary job can do so -- within limits.
While exact numbers are unclear, many agencies are losing large portions of their IT staff to furloughs.
400 government IT decision-makers reveal their ambitions and worries for the coming year.
The government shutdown is taking an early toll on programs that were nearing milestones.
To hear some insiders tell it, the state of U.S. security is in shambles, with Edward Snowden, digital adversaries and a lack of cybersecurity legislation chipping away. But hope that the mess can be cleaned up persists.