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Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.)

More macroeconomics than management at Mulvaney hearings

Two Senate panels grilled President Trump's nominee to lead the Office of Management and Budget, but the focus was on high-level spending issues rather than the nitty-gritty of governance.

Tony Scott  (Photo: VMware)

State of federal IT report charts needs in cyber, workforce

A weighty report from the CIO Council takes a sweeping view of the challenges facing the federal IT community.

Pete Kim, USAF CISO

Legacy systems, hygiene top Air Force 2017 cyber list

The Air Force will prioritize making legacy and mission systems cyber secure and instilling a culture of cyber security in the workforce in 2017, says CISO Pete Kim.

Rob Klopp, shown here in an appearance on WJLA

Klopp stays on board as SSA CIO for now

The Trump administration has asked SSA CIO Rob Klopp to remain in his role to provide continuity as his agency continues modernization projects and agile adoption.

Rep. Gerald Connolly

Connolly warns on workforce changes

The ranking member of the House Oversight Committee's Government Operations panel warns that Congress will look to legislate changes to the federal workforce.

President Donald J. Trump delivers his inaugural address

How will Trump lead on tech?

The businessman turned reality star turned U.S. president clearly has mastered Twitter, but what will his administration mean for broader technology issues?

Gregory Touhill

Touhill steps down as CISO

The federal government's first CISO has stepped down, and it's not clear if the position will survive.

Wikimedia image: Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter holds a press conference with local media at the U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, on March 18, 2013.

Secretary Carter says future is bright for DOD

In his farewell remarks to Department of Defense personnel, Secretary Ash Carter said that the DOD is better and stronger than when he first set foot in the Pentagon 35 years ago.

Wilbur Ross testifies Senate confirmation Jan 18

Trump's pick for Commerce talks tech

Wilbur Ross, the Department of Commerce secretary-designate, discussed IT-intensive components of Commerce -- including cybersecurity, spectrum allocation, broadband accessibility and Census operations -- at his Senate confirmation hearing.

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Trump taps family friend as tech adviser

President-elect Donald Trump named Reed Cordish as assistant to the president for intragovernmental and technology initiatives.

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What cyber can learn from counterterrorism

The U.S. has to look at its experience in developing post-9/11 counterterrorism policies to inform efforts to formalize cybersecurity policies, says a senior official.

US Digital Service

Dickerson to Congress: USDS is delivering results

The U.S. Digital Services' report to Congress details 2016 accomplishments across government.

Rising Stars

Meet 21 early-career leaders who are doing great things in federal IT.

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