Goals are good, but reporting requirements can easily get out of hand.
Cybercrime is too serious to rely solely on network defenses, Peter Harrell argues.
The government's cybersecurity efforts should be applauded, but companies bear the lion's share of responsibility for protecting their own networks.
Technology and business teams must come together to address the risks to systems and software that increasingly reside in cloud-based environments.
Rather than falling back on the same old solutions, federal IT professionals should discern the best approach to achieve the desired outcome.
The first four years of the administration's policy have been hampered by budget pressures, but the cost economies of cloud technology will drive faster adoption.
By applying a long-term mindset to strategic cost-saving initiatives, agencies can reshape how IT supports mission delivery.
Not every great technology starts in Silicon Valley.
Cloud apps can turbocharge an agency's productivity, but only if the connectivity is tuned to support them.
Never mind who was behind the breach -- there are some clear lessons for those who would like to avoid a repeat.
By putting the government's management of IT acquisitions and operations on the High Risk List, GAO has ensured it will finally get the attention it deserves.
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.