The top tech official at Veterans Affairs said the department risks being "overwhelmed" if the number of attacks continues to increase.
Real time data transactions between the VA and Pentagon are growing, and have expanded to include the Veterans Benefits Administration.
The pending move by DoD to a system based on a commercial health record system won't alter the data sharing relationship with VA, says the acting CIO.
Money was used from non-IT accounts to pay for the Health Care Claims Processing System.
The department is seeking an increase in information security spending from $156 million in 2015 to $180.3 million for 2016.
The website flaw has been fixed, but the VA is planning further investigation of possible exfiltration of data from its network.
In an interview with FCW, the Department of Veterans Affairs' chief technology officer talks about overhauling the digital experience for VA customers.
VA's top IT official tells Congress that the legacy of a decentralized management structure still lingers, as the agency tries to promulgate security standards.
VA's top tech official says he is balancing risks while trying to keep the department's online services open for business.
The VA hopes to have a quick patch for scheduling software in place as it pursues a new system.
The perception gap between the big bad VA and many veterans' personal experiences reflects a broader trend in judging institutions vs. individuals.
An acquisition is in the works to replace VA’s troubled scheduling software with a commercial system.
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