As Americans go to the polls to vote in a hotly contested election, federal officials will be behind the scenes watching for malicious cyber activity, even though there won't be much they can do in response.
Facing a short post-election congressional calendar, backers of an IT modernization bill are pushing for swift action.
An industry leader argues that it's good to keep the "dinosaurs" on their toes.
DJ Patil, the Obama administration's top data scientist, believes open data has the power to help reveal and remediate social problems, but the data doesn't mean much without a mission behind it.
The 133 Cyber Mission Force teams called for in DOD's Cyber Strategy have reached initial operating capability, but the U.S. military is still a long way from being able to dominate the cyber domain.
No matter who wins the election, there are key opportunities to expand on current efforts to secure and defend federal networks and critical infrastructure.
A raft of public/private initiatives to combat online tax fraud are beginning to show results, according to the IRS.
FBI cautioned private industry that the immense DDOS attack that brought down internet services across a wide swath of the U.S. in October will persist.
DOD CIO says a range of U.S. allies have agreed to pursue a "single identity standard," and that Common Access Cards will not be that solution.
The new head of the Army Cyber Command says the command has made significant progress in recent years, but needs to focus on identifying and recruiting new talent and making training programs more realistic for cyber forces.
The Obama administration has launched a central code resource for digital tool development as part of its open source software policy.
It's Critical Infrastructure Month, but DHS cybersecurity officials are wondering about the status of the agency's plan to integrate its cybersecurity division with its infrastructure protection duties.