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.
There is more than one way to pay for modernization efforts at federal agencies.
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 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 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.
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.
The White House is creating a new digital privacy office and senior career position to oversee agency privacy and data collection programs.
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.
The three banking regulatory agencies that oversee large U.S. financial institutions are seeking comments on proposed new standards for cyber resilience.
FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny said regulators need to understand technology before they seek to regulate it.
The IRS acquired and never deployed a $12 million email system designed to help comply with pending records management requirements.