The recently announced changes to one of the government’s most important security programs are a good start, but additional fixes are needed.
DOD CIO Terry Halvorsen has said he does not formally endorse the operating system, but software vendors believe his praise amounts to an endorsement.
DHS is developing an IT/cybersecurity-specific hiring fair, and the agency might take the show on the road.
The Social Security Administration's internal watchdog said modernization would help the agency keep personally identifiable information out of mailings to beneficiaries.
The idea is to use past insider threat incidents to stitch together profiles of future rogue employees.
After 21 years of service, the legislative database and website Thomas is being retired in favor of a more modern system.
DHS' Suzanne Spaulding stresses that, in order to protect the physical infrastructure on which our nation depends, government and private sector alike must bolster cybersecurity.
NIST is set to release an overhauled systems security engineering document it hopes will spur construction of better cybersecurity systems from the start.
Under a new bill proposed by Reps. Billy Long (R-Mo.) and Doris Matsui (D-Calif.), the chief information security officer at the Department of Health and Human Service would assume new authorities, outside the reporting structure of the CIO.
The decision casts new light on a review process that government officials say is rigorous and weighted toward disclosure but some critics contend is subject to manipulation.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy wants to spur the pace at which government adapts and adopts new technology.
As innovative technologies such as cloud and big data accelerate, federal IT managers are looking to the private sector for help.