President Obama's recently announced Commission for Enhancing National Cybersecurity has ambitions to produce an actionable framework that will carry over to the next administration and seeks to invigorate a younger, more diverse cybersecurity workforce pipeline.
The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee is hopeful that his bi-partisan three-page encryption bill text will be released next week.
A DOD oversight report, released in response to a Freedom of Information Act request from FCW and other outlets, sheds light on the complications that arise when the military puts its drones to use domestically.
Report to Congress reveals the department has given some workers special accounts that bypass DHS data access control policies.
DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson hopes to build his legacy by shoring up the cyber workforce and driving management reforms.
The General Services Administration is searching new leadership for it largest IT purchasing program, and separately named an agency IT Category executive.
The Department of Health and Human Services is improving its cybersecurity posture, but an audit finds room for improvement.
A recent policy memo from Navy Secretary Ray Mabus differentiates the IT and cybersecurity workforces.
Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, took a humble tack at RSA, saying that, "most members [of Congress] don’t understand what encryption is."
An online course offered by the Agile Government Leadership network and developed by one of the co-founders of 18F provides feds with hands-on experience running an agile project.
GAO said agencies have made progress on data center consolidation but lamented that some of them lack savings goals.
The current and former heads of 18F agree that when it comes to digital services, the tech is often secondary at best.