CIA Director John Brennan said his agency's Directorate for Digital Innovation would help operatives mask their digital tracks and would help defend against foreign cyberattacks.
Senate appropriators grilled top VA officials about whether the military and Veterans Affairs electronic health records systems are cooperating.
In a newly introduced bill, the chairman of a key government oversight subcommittee seeks to punish feds who destroy records and to enshrine existing records policy in law.
The funding would concentrate on community-owned utilities and electricity cooperatives, which generally have less money to spend on cybersecurity than bigger, investor-owned utilities.
Local is the key for critical infrastructure protection, and DHS wants more cybersecurity advisers out in communities talking to providers.
The Department of Health and Human Services released new guidance on how health privacy law should guide responses to ransomware attacks.
The federal government is looking to add 3,500 more cyber and IT workers by January 2017.
A pair of inspector general reports paints a gloomy picture of IT security at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has rolled out a new forensics database that gives law enforcement detailed, three-dimensional profiles of a vast sea of bullet ballistic data to help crack cases.
The search is on for a commissioner for the recently established Technology Transformation Service at the General Services Administration.
Hackers are targeting the White House, and the U.S. government still has much to learn from its IT security mistakes, the president said.
The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to conduct an upcoming cloud procurement using a National Institutes of Health acquisition vehicle.