The Technology Modernization fund gets a leader, and a contracting executive is moved off GSA's $50 billion telecom contract.
The Food and Drug Administration is looking to make sure internet-enabled medical devices can be updated to guard against cyberthreats.
The bill would compel the federal government's top civilian cyber agency to pay white hats who find security vulnerabilities in the agency's internet-facing IT operations.
Nine agencies have submitted plans to tap the first $100 million available via the Technology Modernization Fund, but no decisions have been made yet.
Uncertainty over the impact the addition of the citizenship question and IT systems' readiness dominated a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing intended to discuss the Census Bureau's fiscal year 2019 budget.
IT modernization funds and real estate questions also featured prominently at an April 17 hearing on the General Services Administration's appropriation.
A federal advisory committee wants agencies build Freedom of Information Act responsiveness into acquisition and tech plans.
The tech failure at IRS may not be due to legacy IT, but rather to modern front-end systems that are typically hardened and tested in advance the annual filing deadline.
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen wants her department to have a more direct role in defending the private sector and critical infrastructure entities from cyberthreats.
After less than a year in the top tech job at the Department of Veterans Affairs, Scott Blackburn is resigning effective immediately.
Defense reform bill calls for a 25 percent cut in back-office spending and the elimination of seven supporting agencies.
U.S. and British officials call out another Kremlin-backed cyber campaign, this time targeting routers, switches and other network devices used by governments, ISPs and critical infrastructure entities.