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.
GSA Administrator Denise Roth hopes to have a "good sense" of the next Technology Transformation Service commissioner by the end of September and expects the next administration to build on digital services.
Greg Touhill, a retired Air Force general and a leading cybersecurity executive at DHS, has been named the first U.S. CISO. Grant Schneider will serve as acting deputy CISO.
The long-planned reorganization and upgrade of DHS' primary cybersecurity office should be a top priority for the next Congress, the DHS secretary said.
The leaders of the Commission on Care are recommending that the Department of Veterans Affairs abandon its homegrown VistA software for a commercial product.
The hacks and data exfiltrations against political targets in the U.S., including the Democratic National Committee, illustrate the evolving nation-state cyberthreat, according to the White House's top homeland security advisor.