The chief Senate supporter of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act says the proposed changes are unacceptable, and he is backed by open-government advocates.
Acquisition reform did not get any attention during the State of the Union address, but that doesn't mean reform efforts are off the agenda.
The beverage giant's breach, which involved a former employee stealing laptops with unencrypted data, is a teachable moment for federal agencies.
A new report helps agency leaders understand what the popular approach to software development can offer complex government projects.
Draft legislation would dramatically alter the job currently held by Todd Park.
Some contractors could be excluded from working with the Pentagon without knowing they have been excluded, an industry group says.
Aside from addressing immediate privacy concerns, the president’s overhaul plan will set precedents to be applied to future cybersecurity operations.
Non-compliant cloud providers could cause an oversight problem for the agencies they serve, but beyond that the repercussions remain in flux.
Legislation would create a Government Transformation Board empowered to impose its will on recalcitrant agencies.
The recommendations would represent a more decisive step than reform efforts outlined by the president earlier this week.
The upcoming NIST cyber framework will provide some structure, but a new report says additional measures will be needed to implement a comprehensive management plan for federal IT security.
DOD agencies are testing framework with controlled unclassified information.