Federal CIO Vivek Kundra pushes for a major change in federal IT strategy away from asset ownership and toward buying IT services.
AFCEA sponsors one of the largest homeland security conferences in the country, which begins today in Washington.
Converting IT contracting jobs into federal jobs is said to have provided $27 million in savings for the enterprise IT division at Customs and Border Protection.
A wide-ranging cybersecurity bill introduced by Sen. Joe Lieberman would revamp FISMA and establish executive oversight of critical infrastructure security but would specifically forbid shutting down the Internet.
Some of DHS' 22 agencies are projected to see double-digit increases, while others are slated for substantial cuts.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency lost its entire database of post-disaster reports for 2003 to 2010 due to a computer server failure, according to a new audit.
The Coast Guard will assess how well its online wiki worked to explore alternative ideas for acquisition.
The Homeland Security Department has set up a new Twitter account and will be issuing alerts on its Facebook page and website as part of its new national terror alert system to replace the color-coded threat system.
The Secret Service is giving up its tabletop modeling town for a "Virtual Tiny Town" with video and gaming technology.
The Homeland Security Department's E-Verify employment verification system has gotten better at processing applications on the first try but still remains vulnerable to identity theft, a new report says.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced the results of a year-long reassessment of the controversial SBInet electronic border surveillance system program.
The United States should upgrade its immigration system by digitizing the process and making more visas available to highly skilled workers, according to a Brookings Institution briefing.