The Obama administration's proposed Cybersecurity National Action Plan for FY2017 includes $3.1B for IT modernization and a new federal chief information security officer.
The president put the federal government's portfolio of aging IT systems front and center in his final budget request to Congress.
Executive orders creating an interagency privacy council and a national commission on cybersecurity kick off President Barack Obama's final year of cyber policymaking.
The Defense Department fiscal 2017 budget request for cyberspace operations is $6.7 billion, a roughly 16 percent increase from fiscal 2016 enacted level.
OMB's privacy adviser hopes to advance on a number of documents, guidance and councils to bolster privacy efforts before a new administration takes office.
Two senators are calling for more funding flexibility for the Pentagon's electronic warfare programs.
The GSA formally opened its Acquisition Gateway for public viewing, although pricing data remains behind closed doors.
Contractors will need to think creatively if they want to win the $415 million Census communications contract due to be awarded this summer.
In a new survey, federal leaders say they're making digital progress, but most also say they're merely updating old systems, not reinventing processes for the Digital Age.
The average federal pay raise for fiscal 2016 was 1.3 percent.
A framework governing the transfer of European citizens' data into systems owned by U.S. companies includes more consequences for U.S. firms that don't play by the new privacy rules.
NITAAC's program director argues that GWACs offer IT management benefits that extend well beyond price.