In comments on GitHub, Homeland Security CIO Luke McCormack sought to set the record straight on how the agency views open source.
The European Union's vote to relax privacy restrictions on collecting and disseminating airline passenger data will help sharpen its anti-terrorism focus, said DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson.
The Census Bureau has until September 2016 to make key decisions on how to follow up with non-respondents in the 2020 population count.
A House Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee explored what plans are in place to recover from a large-scale attack on critical infrastructure.
The nation's tax data hasn't been hacked directly, but watchdogs say the IRS made "the wrong call" on risk assessments, which led to data leaking out the front door.
Informal experts can be an agency's best resource for critical data calls -- but only if the relationship is properly managed.
The General Services Administration's new CitizenScience.gov site aims to make it easier for the American public to volunteer to help address critical issues.
Data can get stale and make government more vulnerable to hacks. On the other hand, agencies must meet Freedom of Information Act requirements for preserving information.
VA officials were grilled by lawmakers on a pause in the acquisition of a scheduling system and a possible rethink of the agency's homegrown electronic health record.
In a bipartisan push, lawmakers are sponsoring a bill that would make federal data open and publicly available by default.
Although most agencies are on track to meet a presidential directive to archive email records electronically, a few will need more time.
A new bill would require agency CIOs to inventory software licenses and report on savings and cost avoidance from improved acquisition strategies.