Analysis: Why did EPA delay notifying data breach victims?

Although EPA's six-month delay at informing people involved in a data breach drew criticism, the requirements for notification leave something to be desired.

Tech needs to keep same pace at work as home, feds say

Feds are excited about technology, but a majority wish the products at work could keep up with the changes in technology in their personal lives.

Federal officials push for greater info protection

A proposed rule would obligate contractors to provide protective measures for information provided by or generated for the government.

DOD civilians, not contractors, can expect sequestration’s first punch

More than 100,000 Defense Department employees could lose their jobs to budget cuts early next year, according to a new analysis.

DOD, other agencies now under the microscope on conference costs

A congressional committee makes GSA conference cost the benchmark for potential excessive spending.

Does Congress have time to change contingency contracting?

As agencies choose to disregard recommendations, members of Congress consider ways to enact the changes anyway.

'Rockstar' innovators descend on Washington

The newly minted Presidential Innovation Fellows will take a half-year to work on projects benefiting all citizens.

Is the government dropping the ball on cybersecurity?

Despite the potential danger of the cyber threat and a rising chorus of voices urging action, the government seems to be making only halting progress. There are several reasons for that, and no easy solutions.

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