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  • Congress
    US Capitol

    Panel votes to tighten federal website security

    Under the legislation, any federal website that collects personally identifiable information from users would have to be certified as secure by the agency CIO before going live. 03/13/2014

  • Phyllis Schneck

    DHS cyber framework team named

    The group will work under Deputy Undersecretary for Cybersecurity and Communications Phyllis Schneck. 03/13/2014

  • Workforce
    diagram of work team

    A window into the federal soul

    Technology can simultaneously amplify mistakes and make them easier for customers – in the government’s case, citizens – to see. 03/13/2014

  • Homeland Security
    futuristic touchscreens

    CBP unveils revamped website

    The redesign of the Customs and Border Protection portal is the first in the DHS agency’s existence. 03/12/2014

  • Homeland security
    SBInet surveillance tower

    Agencies at odds over border tech

    CBP official Mark Borkowski complained that the agency's new system was being unfairly linked to the failed SBInet program. 03/12/2014

  • Budget
    abstract image of money

    20 big-dollar IT budgets

    Most of the biggest spending proposals are in the fiscal 2015 budget are agency-wide enterprise or infrastructure projects. 03/12/2014

  • Mobility
    smartphones

    Data the key factor in mobile device management

    Few people care about what happens to a device, points out Good Technology CTO Nicko van Someren, but most care what happens to the data on it. 03/12/2014

  • Donna Bennett

    FEMA's new CISO comes aboard

    Donna Bennett was formerly the senior information assurance officer at National Defense University. 03/12/2014

  • Management
    OMB DDM Beth Cobert, testifying before the Senate Homeland Security Committee on Jan. 14, 2014

    Cobert: TechStat will adapt to agile development

    A renewed focus on improving IT delivery in the wake of HealthCare.gov’s troubles includes intervening earlier in the development cycle and examining the direction and risk of projects at the pilot stage. 03/12/2014

  • Cybersecurity
    Rear Adm. Robert Day, USCG

    CIOs preach the power of resilience

    Federal agencies not only need a disaster plan, they need to rehearse it repeatedly. 03/11/2014