Software is at greater risk of cyber-attack than hardware, but foreign-made gear is still raising concerns.
A bipartisan working group will look at the federal government's role in establishing best practices, among other things.
A proposal to expand the system employers use to ensure employees are eligible to work in the United States failed in committee.
A bill to impose open data standards on federal government spending is getting another look in Congress, starting this week.
NSA director hammers message that cyber-legislation, better standards are needed fast.
The FedRAMP program that took effect in 2012 and a FISMA reform being considered by Congress are combining to raise agency concerns over compliance.
A House panel will hold a hearing away from Capitol Hill to gauge the progress of the FDCCI.
The Florida Republican is likely to be the next chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.
A budget resolution and clear spending allocations could bring much-needed stability to agency planning efforts.
With up to $5 billion restored through some maneuvering, agencies are seeking ways to avert the doomsday scenarios many had feared.
The new chairman of the Senate's key oversight committee is a welcome voice of reason as he seeks progress on complex budget and federal IT issues, including cybersecurity.
CISPA looks unlikely to pass, but the shape of a possible compromise measure on cybersecurity is coming into focus.