In the Defense Department at least, there are barriers to personnel using their own devices that are thornier than security.
GAO report says few small firms would be affected; industry warns the study relies on a 'minuscule' sample size.
As part of a contract for cardholder support services, the defense agency gets access to the proprietary code.
A memorandum puts some additional controls on contracting data, but transparency advocates say it falls far short of a possible legislative remedy.
Dan Gordon's study shows that protests are less frequent, more beneficial than critics claim.
If the House-passed bill becomes law, DOD officials would have to look closely at contractor networks, with two specific manufacturers in the crosshairs.
The revelations of monitoring at the NSA are just part of the larger debate over appropriate measures against cyber attacks.
As the data deluge grows, international guidelines suggest new standards, security and transparency tradeoffs, to account for technological advances.
New presidential memorandum requires agencies to document their use of valuable frequencies, sets high bar for those who want to keep it exclusive.
Legislation harboring some major changes to federal IT, including budget authority for CIOs, is one major step closer to becoming law.
Former congressman joins FAS' Davie to discuss IT and budget challenges for agency IT managers.
Small firms' offerings don't always fit the initiative's model.