Lawmakers hammering out the details on House and Senate cybersecurity legislation have not ruled out the possibility that the measure could make its way into a larger funding bill.
Legislators urge agency leaders to weigh in on the best ways to implement (and grade) IT reform efforts.
DHS awarded an expansion contract to help extend Einstein 3 Accelerated protections to civilian agencies by year's end under the new cybersecurity strategy.
The FBI director sounded upbeat about the possibility of convincing tech firms to give law enforcement access to encrypted customer communications with a warrant.
Federal employee job satisfaction rose to 58.1 out of 100 in the Partnership for Public Service's annual rankings, but IT specialists have the lowest score.
The new in-house IT consultancies at GSA and OMB will likely outlast the Obama administration, according to federal CIO Tony Scott.
Chief data officers are still finding out where they fit into agency plans and hierarchies.
Top federal IT managers say that if agile development doesn't make you uncomfortable, you're probably doing it wrong.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services aren't closing out contracts properly under federal regulations, possibly leaving money on the table with contractors according to the agency's Inspector General.
Top law enforcement officials have decried unbreakable commercial encryption as a dark space for terrorists and criminals. In the wake of the San Bernardino and Paris attacks, one House leader wants to take a hard look at the technology.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency provided a look at its IT modernization strategy for the coming year.
The long-term transportation bill pending in Congress would establish an online database of information on vehicle recalls and facilitate information sharing among critical infrastructure providers in emergencies.