Cybersecurity testing and contract specifications that industry takes for granted can be a bear to implement in some federal IT contracts.
Bureau officials said the decision to cancel the upcoming tests is not ideal, but it is "the best overall operation remaining amid current uncertainty" about fiscal 2017 funding.
The White House is creating a new digital privacy office and senior career position to oversee agency privacy and data collection programs.
The three banking regulatory agencies that oversee large U.S. financial institutions are seeking comments on proposed new standards for cyber resilience.
The IRS acquired and never deployed a $12 million email system designed to help comply with pending records management requirements.
States are closer to complying with REAL ID, but deadlines are firm, the Department of Homeland Security warned.
A senior NSA official says that none of the major hacks of U.S. systems in the last two years relied on zero-day exploits. Instead, they took advantage of easier vulnerabilities resulting from poor cyber hygiene and practices.
The Interior Department's inspector general said the agency's cybersecurity efforts need more work.
A critical inspector general report found that the FAA's air traffic systems aren't properly linked to Department of Transportation's CIO for cyber oversight purposes.
The former CIA and NSA director discusses Russia's recent hacks of Democratic party emails, as well as Apple's stand against the FBI over encryption.
With the election only weeks away, DHS sees more states ask for help in finding cyber vulnerabilities in their election systems.
IARPA is hosting forecasting tournaments, crowdsourcing intelligence and combining human research with automation in order to accurately forecast – and prevent – catastrophic events before they take place.