Despite cybersecurity policy advances, former DHS officials say the private sector should not expect much help from the government with hacks and breaches.
Innovation shop 18F is playing by its own rules, according to the General Services Administration's inspector general.
In a Feb. 17 memo, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told senior leadership to establish teams to look for duplication across the armed services in business operations, including in IT and cybersecurity.
DHS picks sites in Arizona, California and Texas to begin building a planned border wall, and also moves to hire thousands of new border agents.
Deficient IT security controls at a core data center put the Department of Interior at risk of exposing sensitive and personally identifiable information.
The Democratic senator hope to block plans, floated by the Homeland Security secretary, to collect social media and mobile device passwords as a condition for travelers to enter the United States.
State officials are still pushing for answers from DHS on critical infrastructure designation. DHS wants to talk.
The current effort to integrate DOD systems with the Cerner electronic health record represents a new direction in Pentagon IT culture and practice, according to CIO Terry Halvorsen.
Policymakers need to stop looking for a silver bullet deterrence model for cyber and recognize the complexity of the threats, say current and former officials.
With a failed billion-dollar DHS project in mind, the agency's inspector general said he will audit the southern border wall project repeatedly as it is built.
Some early signs suggest that the implementation of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act could become a policy priority in the Trump administration.
The FBI is looking for more cooperation from industry and private businesses to identify and mitigate cyberthreats.