By answering personal questions, hackers were able to access information for 100,000 taxpayers, revealing how vulnerable the IRS authentication system really is.
The service must be provided at no cost to ICE or detainees, but the contractor gets exclusive rights to sell pre-paid and other calling cards.
Different departments with different goals can hamstring federal IT projects – especially when it comes to the lawyers. The fix lies in communication, early and often.
A recent survey shows a marked gap between Baby Boomers and their younger counterparts when it comes to protecting workplace data.
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
An IG report asserts that it should not "have taken 7 years … to develop minimization procedures" to protect the privacy of data.
The Pentagon needs a modern, agile acquisition process that can get technology into the field faster — and industry should take the lead.
NASA announced several multimillion dollar initiatives reaching out to industry and academia. The goal: investing in the future of space technology.
The president says he wants to remove the "acting" from GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth's title.
As feds increasingly turn to cloud-based tools, IT leaders have an opportunity to reduce risks without hindering innovation.
The hoped-for July release of the GSA contracting vehicle's RFP will likely slide into late summer.
Think you can succeed by zeroing in on a single problem? Sorry, but life is not that simple.
Public vs. private pay, management training and probationary period lengths were at the center of a discussion on how the federal workforce has gone wrong and how the problems might get fixed.
While the safety record of the FAA-operated air traffic control system leads the world, stakeholders are concerned about the slow pace of technological upgrades.
Agencies and industry face mounting challenges as young, telecommuting employees feel less engaged with their work. How can leaders keep talent from disconnecting or leaving altogether?
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