DHS' Suzanne Spaulding stresses that, in order to protect the physical infrastructure on which our nation depends, government and private sector alike must bolster cybersecurity.
NIST is set to release an overhauled systems security engineering document it hopes will spur construction of better cybersecurity systems from the start.
Under a new bill proposed by Reps. Billy Long (R-Mo.) and Doris Matsui (D-Calif.), the chief information security officer at the Department of Health and Human Service would assume new authorities, outside the reporting structure of the CIO.
Two key senators are getting impatient waiting for a new version of a key piece of governmentwide IT policy that hasn't been updated in 15 years.
Employees throughout the Homeland Security Department's diverse components are less engaged than feds in any other agency. Is it a leadership problem?
The decision casts new light on a review process that government officials say is rigorous and weighted toward disclosure but some critics contend is subject to manipulation.
As innovative technologies such as cloud and big data accelerate, federal IT managers are looking to the private sector for help.
GAO says the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration should determine how it would respond to a cyberattack on a high-tech car if it happened on the road.
FEMA is adding public-facing social media to the operational data streams used by its watch centers in civil emergencies.
Regardless of the source of metadata, "you're going to get improvements by merit of how the data is tagged and how the attributes are assigned," NSA Deputy CIO Sally Holcomb said.
GSA has given vendors a heads-up on the next steps for its $50 billion EIS telecom contract and the Alliant RFPs.
The $3.1 billion revolving IT fund proposed by the White House would jump-start the projects most in need of funding and would not preclude other investments, federal CIO Tony Scott said.