News and notes from around the federal IT community.
New laws promise to strengthen agencies' efforts to block network intruders, share information and build a topnotch cybersecurity workforce.
Poor execution, not poor planning, derails many new programs, but there are steps agencies can take to stay on track, despite the coming leadership changes.
"That's like asking whether the government is ready for oxygen," said 18F co-founder Robert Read. "It needs it, whether it knows it needs it or not."
Similar sites covering the Persian Gulf and Central Asia remain in operation.
The commission plans to bring cable TV and radio under the same disclosure rules as broadcast TV.
The Pentagon is like "four federated giant corporations" trying to procure their own cloud services, says the acting CIO.
OMB is rewriting outdated standards in response to new legislation, while an increased focus on cybersecurity offers a window into federal networks.
Technology problems are at the heart of a number of programs on GAO’s list of troubled federal initiatives.
The new cyber intel center will have about 50 staffers to start, with about half permanent employees and half detailees from intelligence agencies.
Congressional oversight is essential to ensuring compliance with cybersecurity legislation. Here are three ways lawmakers can improve that oversight.
The field of statistics is booming, thanks in large part to the increased need for data analysts.