The Department of Defense has determined that cybersecurity and cyberspace positions are exempt from President Trump’s freeze on the hiring of civilian workers.
The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center "generally performs required functions" but it needs to further evaluate and clarify its operating principles and performance metrics, says GAO.
OPM's National Background Investigations Bureau has made significant progress in securing its systems and data, but the security clearance backlog persists, a House panel finds.
Veterans Affairs Acting CIO, Rob Thomas, announced a realignment of senior IT security executives.
The House of Representatives passed package of bills covering a range of homeland security issues, from cybersecurity to border security and acquisition.
At a House hearing, electricity industry reps said that information sharing between private sector and government is essential to mitigating cyber threats.
Social media could play a large role in the Department of Homeland Security's development of new, stricter methods of vetting immigrants from terror trouble spots, according to the new DHS chief.
President Trump and his team provide more details of a forthcoming executive order on cybersecurity, but postpone its signing without explanation.
President Trump's controversial immigration order calls for an expedited approach to biometric entry/exit system, but significant issues still dog its implementation.
The CIA's online database of declassified documents reveals the computer security concerns of an intelligence working group.
The Census Bureau has altered and trimmed programs in advance of the 2018 end-to-end test of census tech, but officials say that despite budget uncertainty, the projects remain on schedule.
The Department of the Interior is prepping to backfill its telecommunications needs in case GSA's planned Enterprise Infrastructure Services contract can't serve the agency's far-flung operations.