House passes CDM bill

The bill now moves to the Senate, where previous DHS cyber reform efforts have stalled over jurisdictional issues.

DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, shown here at her Nov. 8, 2017, confirmation hearing. DHS Photo by Jetta Disco

Nielsen pushes CISA, drone authorities

The Homeland Security chief called on Congress to operationalize its cyber arm and give the agency the authority to defend critical infrastructure against drones.

DNI Coats testifies in the Senate March 6 2018

Online influence isn't just about elections, intel chief says

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats highlighted foreign information operations as a key priority.

soldier in cloud data center

DOD extends JEDI deadline

The Pentagon has relented somewhat on its full-steam ahead approach to the big-ticket cloud computing infrastructure contract, giving interested parties three more weeks to put together their bids.

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CBP greets international boaters with app

Customs and Border Protection's online portal for international maritime arrivals is moving to a mobile app.

GSA Headquarters (Photo by Rena Schild/Shutterstock)

OASIS small business solicitation coming

With agencies looking to OASIS as a trusted source, small businesses are clamoring to get onto it, according to GSA officials.

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DISA cancels cloud migration RFI

The Defense Information Systems Agency withdrew a request for information on rapid cloud migration after just two days.

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First-ever online census lags on tech issues

Plans for a first-ever online census are lagging on IT readiness, a government watchdog says, and there's still work to do securing systems and data.

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Does the CFAA apply to voting machine hacks?

Recent Department of Justice statements cast doubt around whether the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act would apply to hacked voting machines.

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Lawmakers seek answers on security application release by USPS

Two Democrats on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee want details on how a former CIA officer's federal security clearance application ended up in the hands of a political action committee.

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Trump freezes federal pay for 2019

Consistent with his fiscal year 2019 budget proposal, President Donald Trump announced plans to freeze federal pay. But Congress will have the final say over whether feds get a pay raise.

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TRANSCOM quietly takes another shot at cloud

The U.S. Transportation Command is discreetly revving up for another cloud bid, following an industry day with lead cloud service providers in August.

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