A contested electronic environment is the new normal, say Army leaders, and the service needs to prepare for and train to fight with degraded electronic systems and capabilities.
Early self-reporting suggests that 81 percent of agencies are on track to electronically manage email records.
The head of the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental says his goal is to drive culture change in the DOD's acquisition and innovation processes rather than make DIUx the acquisition arm of the DOD.
To provide a robust defense and protect the identity-based perimeter, government agencies must consider new thinking and approaches.
One spy agency is looking to "fast architecture churn" to confound would-be cyber attackers.
A plan to reorganize DHS' cybersecurity directorate that stalled in Congress last year is still on the agency's agenda.
The CIO Council wants agencies to modernize using shared cloud-supported solutions and hosted APIs.
The FAA has NextGen DataComm capabilities working at some of the busiest airports in the U.S., but the White House proposes shifting air traffic control to a private entity, which some say could blunt the effort.
The legislation would open up new avenues of assistance for state and local cyber incident response and bring resources home for its Texas-based sponsors.
New legislation in the House would permanently classify states' election systems as critical infrastructure, provide funding to secure voting systems and create cybersecurity standards.
The U.S. Air Force is investigating how a hard drive containing a trove of sensitive files, including background investigation data, was online and publicly accessible.
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) is offering a bill to modernize the financial reporting process by mandating a standardized, machine-readable data format.