Using stolen Social Security numbers, hackers attempted to generate hundreds of thousands of e-filing PINs.
Defense officials are seeking $172 million for the department-wide "firewall on steroids" -- up from the $84 million enacted for the program in fiscal 2016.
Two lawmakers want to head off efforts by states to write their own rules when it comes to encryption and law enforcement.
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency intends to award a one-year sole-source contract to Ball Aerospace Technologies Corp. for cloud computing, the agency announced.
A former HP executive is set to lead the IT category as one of 10 category managers being named under OMB's acquisition plans.
FBI Director James Comey and other senior intelligence leaders told Congress that the use of encrypted communications by terrorists and other adversaries remains a problem for investigators.
A Senate bill would require the Office of Management and Budget to ensure that every executive agency develops a comprehensive software licensing policy.
Consumer privacy and security are major concerns, but FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny said the agency is not likely to issue prescriptive regulations.
The Obama administration's proposed Cybersecurity National Action Plan for FY2017 includes $3.1B for IT modernization and a new federal chief information security officer.
The president put the federal government's portfolio of aging IT systems front and center in his final budget request to Congress.
The export control agency, which has had well-documented cybersecurity woes, is now hunting for a top technology official.
Top intelligence officials tell a Senate committee they remain wary of ever-growing cybersecurity risks.