C3 program will help critical infrastructure operators with readiness and risk management.
In the long term, the Pentagon will look to replace legacy systems with more "militarily effective" technologies.
Some in the private sector argue that legislation will be needed to provide the incentives necessary for the NIST standards to be widely adopted.
The goal is to provide a legal rationale that does not ban certain activities, but Republicans on the commission are skeptical.
Lawmakers are weighing several options, but disagreements about definitions and regulatory reach could stymie the effort.
OMB needs to be more consistent if the law is to achieve its purpose of avoiding waste and duplication, a new report says.
Harris Corp. has warned that hacking is much less difficult in IP and wireless environments than with hardwired systems, which could prove problematic for air traffic control.
As President Hollande visits French techies in California, Steve Kelman argues that both France and the U.S. should look at why those entrepreneurs are there.
FCW cartoonist John Klossner's take on HealthCare.gov and the talk of procurement reform.
Response has been generally positive, but concerns remain about privacy, incentives and other items not addressed by the framework.
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