Management


Shutterstock image. Copyright  enzozo.

Court: U.S. resident can't sue after foreign hack

A federal appeals court ruled that a U.S. citizen can't sue a foreign government for a cyberattack on a home computer.

Claire McCaskill

McCaskill pushes DHS to clarify rules for election aid

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) pushed DHS for clarity on what exactly the designation of election systems as critical infrastructure will mean for states.

large broadcasting antenna

FirstNet expects court decision soon

FirstNet's top lawyer said the bid protest holding up the $6.5 billion contract award could be resolved "in the next several days."

Shutterstock image (by Ismagilov): Businessman with arrows pointing left and right.

How investing in technology can transform government and cut costs

A new report shows how, through effective implementation of proven commercial best practice to operations across government, citizens can benefit from over $1 trillion in value over the next decade.

broken lock

Should the U.S. stockpile zero days?

Zero-day vulnerabilities live on average for 6.9 years and have a low rate of discovery by other entities, which could argue in favor of stockpiling them, according to a comprehensive study by the RAND Corporation.

DJT Joint Session

Trump's plan to reorganize the federal government

President Trump signed an executive order promising "a comprehensive plan for reorganizing the federal government."

Shutterstock image: checking documents.

IT contractor to pay $45 million to settle software overcharge

Software giant CA will pay the U.S. government $45 million to settle allegations that it overcharged the General Services Administration for software licenses.

Shutterstock image (by ra2studio): social connection interface.

Watchdog: DHS social media screening lacks objectives

Two DHS components launched social media screening pilots in the wake of the San Bernardino shooting. The agency's internal watchdog wants to see improved coordination and measurable goals.

Shutterstock images (by Ingka D. Jiw and Oberon): ballot box, budget/costs concept.

How budget sequestration affected contracting

Defense agency contract obligations for IT and telecom services dipped over the last five years under the Budget Control Act, even as civilian side obligations held steady.

David Shulkin USH VA

VA chief swears off software development

In his most pointed comments on IT to date, David Shulkin, secretary of Veterans Affairs, said that the agency will move to off-the-shelf software.

FDIC leads agencies in major cyber incidents

The bank regulator was responsible for 10 of 16 major information security incidents recorded in the FY2016 FISMA report.

Shutterstock images (honglouwawa & 0beron): Bitcoin image overlay replaced with a dollar sign on a hardware circuit.

IGs: budget cuts could put cybersecurity at risk

Inspectors general fear that budget cuts could force agencies to choose between spending on program operations and cybersecurity.

The Fed 100

Read the profiles of all this year's winners.

More from 1105 Public Sector Media Group