The director of the National Security Agency and the undersecretary of Defense for intelligence told a Senate panel that encryption issues would continue to be handled on a case-by-case basis.
Louisiana's secretary of state says possible DHS protection of state election systems, even in the wake of hacks, would be "overreach" by the federal government.
GSA's FedRAMP is a good starting point for cloud security, but experts say agencies must fine-tune their arrangements with vendors by using service-level agreements.
The Army's cyber director said cyber, electronic warfare and information operations must be integrated into warfighters' doctrine and training.
Dockworkers, truckers and others must have government-issued credentials to access secure facilities, but a watchdog says the program for granting those credentials needs to be improved.
Cost estimates for FedRAMP authorization aren't simple to calculate, but on average it runs about $2.25 million, according to GSA.
The Government Accountability Office managed to push bogus applications past Affordable Care Act data verification requirements to get approval for health insurance coverage.
Government technology purchasers using GSA's Schedule 70 have new options for acquiring cybersecurity services.
The Census Bureau may miss targets on a major IT modernization plan ahead of the 2020 population count, according to a GAO report.
Greg Touhill, the first governmentwide CISO, will have a long task list and a short window of time as the Obama administration enters its last four months.
Federal authorities have arrested two more alleged members of a hacker group that targeted senior U.S. intelligence and security officials and publicly posted personal information on FBI and DHS employees.
Federal chief privacy officers are charged with ensuring that agencies store data legally and safely, but some are concerned that their policy guidelines are outmoded.