FCW's columnists, contributors and reporters look at how the incoming Trump administration can tackle management, IT acquisition, cybersecurity and more.
The IRS needs to implement more controls for IT contracts to meet federal requirements to protect agency systems and sensitive information.
Experts warn that past transitions have ignored the lessons learned by outgoing administrations, and the stakes are so high now that the Trump Administration needs to heed the advice of Obama's cyber officials.
What does a federal chief technology officer do? It depends.
Alongside a presidential race that defied pundits' predictions, a few key players in the federal IT and oversight world won new terms in Congress.
On the campaign trail, Donald Trump promised to institute a federal hiring freeze and reduce the workforce through attrition. Here's how it might happen.
The government watchdog upheld the protest of a 2015 IT services contract, because the contracting agency failed to consider a conflict of interest and pricing problems.
The U.S. Postal Service does not know how many internet-facing hosts it has, lacks adequate firewall protections and is therefore vulnerable to unwanted network intrusions.
Although Donald Trump argued it wasn't possible to review 650,000 emails in eight days, cyber forensics experts said it's quite common.
No matter who wins the election, there are key opportunities to expand on current efforts to secure and defend federal networks and critical infrastructure.
FBI cautioned private industry that the immense DDOS attack that brought down internet services across a wide swath of the U.S. in October will persist.
The directors of OMB and OPM sent a memo to federal agencies with three objectives for improving their hiring processes.