Hack the Pentagon proved to Defense Department officials that outside hackers can be assets, not adversaries.
Government cybersecurity officials say the presidential policy directive codifies cyber incident response protocols but doesn't radically change what's been in practice in recent years.
A new report says 18F has lost $36 million to date, "repeatedly overestimated revenue" and pushed back its projected break-even date to 2020.
There is more than one way to pay for modernization efforts at federal agencies.
The Defense Department developed a contract vehicle that will let DOD components launch crowdsourced bug bounty campaigns to identify and remedy vulnerabilities in digital defenses.
The Commerce Department's National Technical Information Service has chosen 35 companies and academic organizations to capitalize on the federal government's vast data assets.
The Air Force Space Command is taking over operations of a sophisticated telescope built to survey and track space debris and satellites.
Cybersecurity testing and contract specifications that industry takes for granted can be a bear to implement in some federal IT contracts.
The White House is creating a new digital privacy office and senior career position to oversee agency privacy and data collection programs.
The three banking regulatory agencies that oversee large U.S. financial institutions are seeking comments on proposed new standards for cyber resilience.
Bureau officials said the decision to cancel the upcoming tests is not ideal, but it is "the best overall operation remaining amid current uncertainty" about fiscal 2017 funding.
Despite frequent reassurances from intelligence and security officials that the U.S. voting system can't be hacked, one cybersecurity think tank is warning that hacking the election is not only possible, but relatively easy.