Policy and Funding


Billions of dollars in federal funds remain unused

Senator's research charges that much approrpiated funding sits unused, often resulting in unnecessary, wasteful spending.

TSP explains delay in reporting data breach

Thrift Savings Plan participants were in the dark about the possible exposure of their personal information for more than six weeks.

GSA takes closer look at IT portfolio

Following the release of the Digital Government Strategy, GSA CIO Casey Coleman says her agency will looks to review its IT portfolio as part of the federal IT reform.

Air Force cancels annual IT conference amid cost concerns

The Air Force's annual IT conference has been shelved for 2012 as event spending comes under tough government scrutiny.

Pivotal policies: 25 years of policy reforms

Policy improvement is work that never ends. We highlight some of the most important efforts of the past 25 years.

Lynn McNulty

In memoriam: Lynn McNulty

A leader in government cybersecurity, Lynn McNulty succumbed to cancer on June 4.

Senate defense bill takes first steps to undo sequestration

Congress is demanding Defense Secretary Leon Panetta furnish a comprehensive report on the potential effects of sequestration, which could take effect Jan. 2, 2013.

Tracking the IT budget's upward curve

Apart from a couple of minor dips, the federal IT budget has been growing steadily for the past 25 years.

DHS to unveil mobile security reference architecture

The agency is looking to address BYOD and mobile security in upcoming framework.

DOD business modernization efforts continue to fall short

The Defense department is still struggling to implement GAO recommendations in its efforts to update its business systems.

OMB to update old cybersecurity guidelines

Three former OMB officials are working on effort to revise circular.