OPM will house the new National Background Investigations Bureau, but the new agency's IT and cybersecurity work will be handled by the Defense Department.
The federal government is looking to fill its own cybersecurity needs by offering discounted online degree programs.
DHS and Citizenship and Immigration Services are set to test a mobile app for private-sector employee citizenship checks.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald touted IT achievements in 2015 and laid out 12 priorities for 2016 in an appearance before the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.
Robert Giesler, chief of strategy and plans in the secretary of Defense's Strategic Capabilities Office, believes Russia's use of cyberwarfare has grown more sophisticated, from Estonia in 2007 to Ukraine in 2016.
The Pentagon's cyber mission force is developing more "tangible" capabilities "that you will see us start to apply in a broader and broader way," said Adm. Michael Rogers, head of NSA and Cyber Command.
The State Department's inspector general criticized the Broadcasting Board of Governors for failing to meet federal standards in cyber incident response.
Lawmakers grilled officials on the slow pace of progress in setting up a system to gather details on foreign visitors when they leave the U.S.
A new center to support the presidential transition officially launched Jan. 20, a year ahead of the next inauguration.
The mandated dive into government data is revealing surprising value to agencies, but it comes with rigorous reporting that runs deeper than a typical audit.
Security can be built into the design of a product, but risks can surface throughout its life cycle, the agency said in announcing the draft guidance.
The government officially revealed that it uses undisclosed vulnerabilities in commercial software for surveillance and offensive cyber purposes.