In a 1996 information-sharing effort, then-CIA director John Deutch proposed working with DOD to create an Information Warfare Technology Center staffed with 1,000 people and located at the National Security Agency at Fort Meade, Md.
Since 1987, FCW has covered it all -- the major contracts, the disruptive technologies, the picayune scandals and the many, many people who make federal IT function. Here's a look back at six of the most significant stories.
The IRS' e-file pilot program in 1986 became a test case for the technology of electronic filing and the information policies governing its uses.
A familiar scenario looms as Congress moves to pass a short-term funding bill before the fiscal year draws to a close.
TRANSCOM has issued a new strategic document that outlines guiding principles for addressing cyber threats.
GDIT will provide contact-center systems and operations support with a FedRAMP-compliant, cloud-based platform.
The Federal Aviation Administration is making the case that it and not the military should police commercial space traffic, and Congress is helping the flight agency take the first step.
After missing a congressionally mandated deadline, the Defense Department is prepping a new schedule for the rollout of its electronic health record.
Lawmakers are eager to see update to the Department of Veterans Affair's procurement processes, which GAO describes as "outdated and fragmented."
The Air Force is one year into a new program designed to identify cyberthreats to weapons systems and come up with measures to harden systems and increase resiliency to cyberattacks.
The latest Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey shows only marginal gains in job satisfaction among feds.
The Obama administration announced new guidelines for autonomous vehicles, taking the technology "from sci-fi fantasy to an emerging reality with the potential to transform the way we live."