Government watchdogs called the move "great news for the ecosystem."
Funding is set for another year, but federal IT managers say they still need to keep their eye on the budget ball.
Incoming oversight chairman also promises a less personal tone to hearings.
Retiring Michigan Republican Mike Rogers’ valedictory is the latest in a series of dire warnings about the need to bolster cyber defenses.
Procedural challenges in the Senate give way to final votes on both "must-pass" pieces of legislation.
Popular bill to encourage broader document publication was stalled in the Senate until this week; Boehner declines to schedule House vote.
The FISMA overhaul incorporates the existing division of labor on protecting federal networks, while the TSA measure creates new levels of oversight for IT acquisition at the agency.
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
The nation's archivist gets rule-writing authority under a new law. Will everyday feds notice the difference?
Longer-term funding still requires Senate approval, president's signature.
A bill that will allow DHS to hire cybersecurity professionals faster and pay them more now heads to the president for his signature.
IT spending was not a sticking point in the negotiations, but there were some developments worth noting.