Security / Cybersecurity


IG faults Energy Department for not fully implementing HSPD-12

The Energy Department has not fully met the requirements for physical and access control credentials, according to a new report from the OIG.

Watchdog group says DHS privacy guidance allows researchers to break the law

The Homeland Security Department is considering adopting new privacy guidance for Internet-based research that allows investigators to break the law, according to the Electronic Privacy Information Center.

Republicans offer hands-off approach to cybersecurity

Senate Republicans' cybersecurity bill puts the onus on industry, diverges from earlier bipartisan bill.

Survey: Cost savings key driver for government cloud adoption

Although the public sector is lagging behind the private industry in cloud adoption, new research shows that almost half of governments globally are planning a cloud migration.

Workforce is the key to tight security on a tight budget

A discussion at the RSA conference identified the elements of successful security.

John Monroe

Cybersecurity and partisan politics: Let's not go there

Cybersecurity is too important an issue to become a victim of partisan bickering.

Gerry Connolly: Don't cut technology investments

Federal spending on technology research should continue despite the economy, congressman urges.

VanRoekel lists priorities for 2012

The federal CIO sounded a familiar refrain at an AFCEA breakfast.

Air Force planning makes major shift in cyber era

The push for cyber superiority is reshaping the Air Force's approaches to planning, spending and training, says the Air Force CIO.

VA performance dashboard failed to protect personal data, OIG says

The Veterans Affairs Department set up a performance dashboard populated with sensitive data and failed to adequately protect it from unauthorized access, according to a new report.

DOD seeks help incorporating tech trends into strategy

DOD is looking to industry, other agencies to insert cutting-edge technology into long-standing doctrine.

GSA gives FedRAMP structure as launch date draws near

The FedRAMP Concept of Operations document puts meat on the program's bones.