Top Veterans Affairs officials testified this week that electronic health record sharing with the military is operational, while putting the brakes on modernizing their own health records system.
The court order is a dangerous effort to compel speech in the form of writing software code, said Richard Clarke, a former White House counterterrorism adviser.
DOD has its own "red teams" that probe sensitive defense networks for vulnerabilities, but the Hack the Pentagon initiative goes a significant step further by inviting private-sector hackers to get out their digital scalpels.
The Department of Homeland Security is releasing a new data system for tracking suspected insider threats -- both inside the agency and among those with access to DHS facilities and IT.
The current and former heads of 18F agree that when it comes to digital services, the tech is often secondary at best.
The Department of Justice is resisting calls from some members of Congress to use warrants to access historical geolocation data.
Officials at the "Defense, Development and Diplomacy" summit at the State Department cautioned the audience about the pace of technology development in the government sector.
More frequent database checks for Visa Waiver Program applicants is helping to prevent a potential blind spot, CBP's chief said.
"If we can't generate value for both [sides], that's not a partnership," Adm. Michael Rogers, head of U.S. Cyber Command, said at the annual RSA conference in downtown San Francisco.
The Department of Energy has requested an $83 million increase in funding to modernize the US electrical grid, the largest increase for any DOE research and development initiative.
The Vice Chief of Staff of the Army cautioned Congress that even a requested increase in funding won't be enough to get officials where they want to be.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter is pushing to solidify the Defense Department's relationships in Silicon Valley in the final year of the Obama administration.