Among the background checks performed by USIS were those on intelligence community contractor Edward Snowden and Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis.
Margie Graves has been a behind-the-scenes force for DHS since 2003. Last year, however, brought newfound visibility -- not all of it welcome.
The Oklahoma Republican and federal spending critic says he will retire in early 2015.
Republicans and Democrats are creating a lot of smoke in Hill hearings about the troubled website, and experts are not adding much clarity to the fire.
The bipartisan group aims to "address the federal government’s dismal record of procuring and using information technology."
The Senate could soon send the bill, intended to tighten investigations of contractors and federal employees, to the White House for President Obama's signature.
Spending on cybersecurity will be dramatically higher in 2014 -- and so will reporting requirements for the agencies getting the money.
Congressional report finds department has not factored tech advances into its space needs at St. Elizabeth's campus.
Veterans Affairs has not fully responded to questions from Congress about data breaches dating back almost two years.
Term limits and retirements will alter the lineup of committee chairs with jurisdiction over federal IT policy.
Supporters say the bill would protect individuals' personal information while opponents say the goal is to discourage people from using the site.
Legislators say they will likely miss the Jan. 15 deadline for a new appropriations package by at least a few days.
A pair of key senators told their House colleagues that paying acquisition experts more could have long-term benefits.
Association's new head of public sector policy applauds executive branch proposals, but says legislation is needed to cure what ails IT acquisition.
One senator said the office is split between those loyal to the former acting IG and those who complained about him to Congress.
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