News and notes from around the federal IT community.
The White House has begun rolling out a series of cyber-related legislative proposals targeting both consumer and national security issues.
New and notes from around the federal IT community.
The new Congress should focus reform efforts on doing away with existing regulations rather than adding new ones, says the assistant secretary of the Navy for research, development and acquisition.
FITARA has the potential to force real change, Alan Balutis writes -- but not if legislators take their eyes off the ball on implementation.
Bob Davis argues that the lack of a strong federal procurement workforce is not just a government problem -- and it’s time for industry to get involved in solving it.
Government watchdogs called the move "great news for the ecosystem."
Funding is set for another year, but federal IT managers say they still need to keep their eye on the budget ball.
Incoming oversight chairman also promises a less personal tone to hearings.
Retiring Michigan Republican Mike Rogers’ valedictory is the latest in a series of dire warnings about the need to bolster cyber defenses.
Procedural challenges in the Senate give way to final votes on both "must-pass" pieces of legislation.
Popular bill to encourage broader document publication was stalled in the Senate until this week; Boehner declines to schedule House vote.
Longer-term funding still requires Senate approval, president's signature.
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.
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