The 133 Cyber Mission Force teams called for in DOD's Cyber Strategy have reached initial operating capability, but the U.S. military is still a long way from being able to dominate the cyber domain.
No matter who wins the election, there are key opportunities to expand on current efforts to secure and defend federal networks and critical infrastructure.
A raft of public/private initiatives to combat online tax fraud are beginning to show results, according to the IRS.
FBI cautioned private industry that the immense DDOS attack that brought down internet services across a wide swath of the U.S. in October will persist.
The directors of OMB and OPM sent a memo to federal agencies with three objectives for improving their hiring processes.
DOD CIO says a range of U.S. allies have agreed to pursue a "single identity standard," and that Common Access Cards will not be that solution.
The new head of the Army Cyber Command says the command has made significant progress in recent years, but needs to focus on identifying and recruiting new talent and making training programs more realistic for cyber forces.
The Obama administration has launched a central code resource for digital tool development as part of its open source software policy.
It's Critical Infrastructure Month, but DHS cybersecurity officials are wondering about the status of the agency's plan to integrate its cybersecurity division with its infrastructure protection duties.
About 100,000 to 150,000 feds whose sensitive information was stolen in the OPM hack will have to re-enroll if they want to retain the compensatory identity protection coverage offered by OPM after Dec. 1.
DOD and DHS are both trying to tap into the best the tech sector has to offer, and each agency has new and experimental contracting mechanisms that are showing signs of short-circuiting existing procedures.
Former Coast Guard Commandant Thad Allen said DHS must make structural changes so it can improve the way it develops and buys technology.