Katie Arrington, DOD's chief information security officer for acquisition and sustainment, said the impending unified cybersecurity certification for contractors could allow for some FedRAMP reciprocity.
Citing "unmistakable bias," the cloud giant plans to sue the Department of Defense in the Court of Federal Claims to seek reconsideration of the award to Microsoft in the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure contract.
Intelligence agencies say they haven't used a controversial surveillance law to collect cell location data since a landmark Supreme Court case last year, but reserve the right to do so in the future.
Navy CIO Aaron Weis said DOD's upcoming unified cyber standard will help close the innovation gap by adopting industry standards, but ultimately the onus is on the Defense Department to set the tempo.
A top cyber official at the Department of Homeland Security said the agency is looking across industrial sectors and federal agencies when it comes to protecting critical infrastructure from cyber and physical threats.
Congress appears poised to pass a continuing resolution funding the government through Dec. 20 to avoid a government shutdown ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.
The Senate confirmed Wolf as undersecretary for the Office of Strategy, Policy and Plans, clearing the way for him to advance to replace Kevin McAleenan as acting head of the Department of Homeland Security.
Mark Munsell, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s CTO, talks about talent shortages and how the agency is working to get more unclassified data.
Agencies have to put data center and cloud optimization plans together to come to cohesive solution for computing, said agency and industry experts.
Will Roper, the Air Force's acquisition head, said one of the best ways to prove budget needs to Congress is to show effects in the first event that centers around virtually connecting aircraft platforms.
The General Services Administration's former top acquisition service official has a new job at an investment firm's cloud and cyber solutions company.
The IRS and other tax enforcement agencies are touting big improvements in tracing the use of cryptocurrencies in tax evasion and other criminal schemes. They just don't want to talk about how.