Federal CIO Tony Scott favors strong encryption, but sees a place for "narrow exceptions" for law enforcement.
The post-CISA privacy regime is here. Will it satisfy critics?
With telework and BYOD on the rise, NIST is updating its guidelines from 2009 to address how organizations and individuals can protect themselves from cyberattacks.
DHS Inspector General John Roth took a hard line on USCIS's lagging immigration benefits processing system in an audit that covered an 11-year cycle of IT shortcomings and agency resistance to independent examinations.
The Energy Efficient Government Technology Act would re-baseline data center efficiency standards and require OMB to coordinate with agencies on energy saving technology.
The tech industry welcomes more open-source software in the federal government, but with a few caveats.
Weakening encryption for the benefit of law enforcement would have economic and social fallout that is far more damaging than any benefit obtained, according to new report from the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation.
The cloud services vetting office wants to open its process to the public via a dashboard built under 18F's agile blanket purchase agreement.
The National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee at DHS wants the new federal chief information security officer to drive policy and have real visibility across agencies.
CTO Megan Smith and USDS Director Haley Van Dyck tried to sell techies at the South by Southwest Interactive conference on public service careers.
Army CIO Lt. Gen. Robert Ferrell wants to give Army users and applications quicker access to a range of data.
The presidential call to action will likely skirt encryption and hiring and instead ask techies to dip into government on a short-term basis.