The Merit Systems Protection Board is reassigning its long-serving CIO in the wake of a systems outage that continues to ripple through the agency.
A successful plan for using public and private cloud-based technology requires flexibility and an understanding of current and future needs.
Biometric identity data for a visa entry and exit system should boil down to fingerprints, says the chairman of a Senate immigration subcommittee.
Federal standards setters can't predict how blockchain might serve government ends, but secure voting, health records and identity management are possible applications.
Recent cybersecurity law is supposed to provide a voluntary framework for easy information sharing between government and private companies, but some DHS programs are experiencing early real-world hitches.
A Kosovar named Ardit Ferizi stole the personally identifiable information of over 1,000 U.S. military and federal personnel, authorities said.
Russia is seeking to upgrade the digital camera it uses in U.S. surveillance flyovers permitted under the Open Skies Treaty, but some in Congress are hoping to block the move.
As law enforcement looks to tap advances in facial recognition, a government watchdog warns of the risks to privacy.
White House tech officials are looking to put more weight behind CNAP for the next administration.
Federal CIO Tony Scott is again warning that the government faces a crisis of outmoded IT.
The head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services put EHR vendors on notice that they had to do more to improve data interoperability.
Pentagon CIO Terry Halvorsen plans to eliminate Common Access Cards from IT systems within two years, while moving to a mix of better authentication methods.