Who & Where


General Frost

Army readies new cyber directorate

Brig. Gen. Patricia Frost, former deputy director of Army Cyber Command, will lead the new directorate. The Army hopes to ramp up the directorate quickly, reaching full operational capability this summer.

Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.)

Kaine: Congress is nearsighted on privacy

Congress has "fundamentally surrendered" the public's expectations of privacy in their legislative approach to cybersecurity, according to a prominent U.S. senator.

Raj Shah

Raj Shah to take the helm at DIUX 2.0

Raj Shah, an entrepreneur and formerly senior director of strategy at Palo Alto Networks, is replacing George Duchak as the leader of the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental.

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Donald Trump needs a transition leader

The billionaire might be the presumptive GOP nominee, but those managing presidential transition prep say he doesn't yet have a dedicated transition team leader or office space.

Rising Star 2013

Help us find the Rising Stars

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 Rising Star Awards.

What agencies are asking about FedRAMP

FCW talked with FedRAMP evangelist Ashley Mahan about her role in helping agencies adopt cloud technology.

Matthew Goodrich

What really goes on inside the FedRAMP office

One tiny team is at the center of the federal government’s push for cloud computing — and all the loud, complicated competing interests that go along with it.

Greg Ambrose

Former VA and State official Greg Ambrose dies

In 11 years of federal service, Ambrose brought a technical eye, and a sincere passion, to some of government’s thorniest IT challenges.

Service to America logo.

Techies make the 'Sammies' finals

Serving citizens – and those around the world – is what drives feds to apply technology to their work.

Wikimedia image: U.S. Office of Personnel Management seal.

A year after the OPM breach, one cyber vendor is still looking for answers

CyTech Services, the veteran-owned small business that may have played a significant role in discovering the OPM hack a year ago, says it's never been paid for that work.

Carla Hayden. Photo credit: Enoch Pratt Free Library

Candidate to head Library of Congress pledges modernization

President Obama's choice to lead the Library of Congress told lawmakers that she planned to lead a technological transformation of the institution.

Daniel Chenok: Putting government first

Dan Chenok, the IBM Center for the Business of Government's executive director, seems to have a hand in virtually every discussion devoted to making government run better.