Agency News: Department of Homeland Security

Who's watching? 10 agencies lack permanent IG.

IGs fulfill a critical role in monitoring agency operations, but some agencies have had unfilled vacancies for months, or even years.

Cybersecurity reboot: Two game-changing ideas

Some say making IT systems a moving target to hackers and centralizing cybersecurity policy will turn around current flawed approaches.

CBP snafu exposes proprietary information

Customs and Border Protection took down documents included in a solicitation for the "virtual border fence" project that may have included proprietary contractor information.

FPS at crossroads with RAMP contract, IG says

The Federal Protective Service has to do some hurry-up analysis to make a decision about the future of its risk management tool, according to a new report.

Agencies get a boost from agile development

Government and industry execs discuss successful acquisition strategies in wake of shrinking budgets.

Senator knocks government spending on contractors

Federal spending on contractor services is out of control and must be reined in, according to Sen. Claire McCaskill.

Industry cybersecurity efforts fall short, experts say

Officials stop short of calling for government regulation of industry cybersecurity but tell a House panel, "It's not working."

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