The Congressional Budget Office estimates that implementation of the Modernizing Government Technology Act will cost $9 billion over five years.
The Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity issued its long-awaited report, which calls for (among many other things) a new agency to consolidate, administer and secure federal IT infrastructure.
Working with other nations, the FBI helped take down a international criminal infrastructure platform that has been spewing malware and ransomware since 2009.
President-elect Donald Trump wants Gen. James Mattis (ret.) as his secretary of Defense.
The Pentagon is looking to give contractors a bit more time before it steps in for closer review of their independent, government-funded projects, a top Pentagon tech official said.
With a planned spring award of its multibillion-dollar, next-generation telecom contract, GSA wants to focus attention on another transition going on in government.
Government agencies are looking to social media to directly engage with broad audiences, and believe that greater access to the cool aspects of government work can recruit the next workforce.
Entering his final term as chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, Rep. Michael McCaul hopes to sharpen his panel's legislative control over DHS.
The final version of the National Defense Authorization Act calls for U.S. Cyber Command to be made a full combatant command, but the NSA/Cyber Command dual-hat leadership will remain, for now.
The Air Force is launching a technology accelerator program as part of a new effort to reform acquisition procedures and rapidly field commercial technology to address military needs.
By analyzing data on workforce needs and hiring efforts, agencies can take the lead in the race to recruit and retain cybersecurity professionals.
Big data, modernization and other issues will link the incoming and outgoing administrations.