The nation's archivist gets rule-writing authority under a new law. Will everyday feds notice the difference?
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.
GSA is looking at how it can keep up with commercial best practices and the future of the payment industry.
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.
The Science and Technology Directorate came in dead last in employee satisfaction for the second time, and Undersecretary Reginald Brothers said he wants to confront the problem head on.
Steve Kelman showcases a new report that shows just how widespread outcome-oriented contracting has become.
Administration memo pushing 21st century procurement also takes aim at a 19th century submission method.
How NASA and other agencies are using contests to bring better ideas into acquisition.
Automation and the orchestration of multiple systems are essential to defending against today's cyber threats, which requires a new approach to security operations centers.
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
The measure signals a certain impatience with the way the military is adapting -- or not adapting -- to new technological realities.
A new inspector general's report says the Defense Department has not adequately trained acquisition and contract specialists who buy cloud services.
The incoming GOP Senate majority is likely to focus on how the government regulates the growing universe of networks and connected devices.
Feds worried about a replay of the 2013 standoff that led to a two-week lapse in the government's spending authority shouldn't plan on another round of shutdown beards.
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