As experts warned of the "dire" threats posed by outdated federal technology, lawmakers grilled top feds, debated workforce issues and inched closer to backing a $3.1 billion fix-it fund.
Don't try to pick your replacement, current and former CIOs advised. Instead, strengthen the office so that any good successor can succeed.
Agencies have spent almost $23 billion on legacy IT over the past three years, according to reports to Congress. Is a revolving fund the answer?
Congress has "fundamentally surrendered" the public's expectations of privacy in their legislative approach to cybersecurity, according to a prominent U.S. senator.
There is a debilitating "revolving door" in which the Navy trains IT professionals who then go on to lucrative jobs in the private sector, according to Navy Deputy CIO Janice Haith.
The Broadcasting Board of Governors isn't retiring inactive employee accounts quickly enough, according to an agency watchdog.
The Office of Intelligence and Analysis at DHS office needs to buff its info handling skills, according to an inspector general report.
In a "dear colleague" letter, Capitol Hill's leading computer geeks tell members of Congress how to protect themselves online.
With a veteran CIO planning his exit, the CFPB needs a new tech leader – and the agency can offer far more than the typical federal salary.
Two Democrats with oversight responsibilities are asking OPM for specifics about its transition and reorganization plans for a new bureau formed to handle background checks.
The Justice Department says greater authority is necessary to pursue anonymous criminals, but some senators oppose what they say is an encroachment on Americans' digital rights.
Hackers are stealing millions by cracking weak links in SWIFT's interbank money transfer system, and Sen. Tom Carper wants to know what the Fed and others are doing about it.