Sen. Tammy Baldwin has introduced legislation that would make the VA stop using Social Security numbers as identifiers in its IT systems.
Robert McDonald said his agency can be modernized but not without the help of Congress.
An experienced federal hand at cloud services acquisition recommends not going all in right away.
"Hack the Pentagon" turned up almost 140 vulnerabilities in a demonstration of how DOD can capitalize on crowdsourcing.
Officials for the planned nationwide broadband public safety system FirstNet say it is running on schedule, but its IG said awarding a contract by November might prove difficult.
A group of companies that includes Google and PayPal told Congress it is hard to imagine that a proposed federal rule change does not violate the Fourth Amendment.
The FedRAMP team is bullish on getting cloud service providers through the approval process in a single quarter, thanks to its new pre-assessment phase.
GAO said the FBI should take a careful look at the privacy issues involved with facial recognition technology and the hundreds of millions of images the bureau can access.
Palantir has escalated its long-standing opposition to the Army's handling of contracting for the Distributed Common Ground System by announcing its intent to sue.
An agency chartered to warehouse technical information wants another chance as a data hub for the Information Age.
Having a clearly-defined vulnerability equities process bound by an executive order would build public trust and improve accountability, according to Ari Schwartz and Rob Knake
Testing and science firm UL will help the VA with a plan to protect connected medical IT from cyberattacks.