Sensors have primarily been a military affair, according to a new report, but civilian agencies could stand to gain from data collectors.
A bill would elevate the Department of Health and Human Services CISO to be on a par with the CIO. Some in Congress think the move would eliminate a conflict of interest.
Brig. Gen. Patricia Frost, former deputy director of Army Cyber Command, will lead the new directorate. The Army hopes to ramp up the directorate quickly, reaching full operational capability this summer.
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew wrote to Congress in the fall that no adversaries had been targeted under new cyber sanctioning powers.
Navy officials are interested in carving out a separate contract for hardware-as-a-service in the re-compete of the Next Generation Enterprise Network.
The agency charged with maintaining some of the nation's most sensitive information is vulnerable because of its antiquated IT, and lawmakers say its leaders are downplaying the danger and sidestepping their inspector general.
More than a year after the massive hack, a senior lawmaker has determined that the OPM breach was not, in fact, detected by a small business doing a product demonstration.
The State Department has selected a vendor to provide a "phishing as a service" solution to improve employee cyber hygiene worldwide.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton didn't comply with State Department
policies implemented under the Federal Records Act, according to a report from the State Department inspector general.
DHS cybersecurity directorate funding edges north of $1.8 billion, as federal cyber risks gain traction as a policy priority.
The agency is making strides in developing and deploying border technologies but still has some weaknesses.
The State Department is pushing a regime of global cyber norms, and lawmakers want to know how high-profile hacks affect the effort.