Security / Cybersecurity


Senator urges vote on cyber law before 'cyber 9/11' occurs

Dramatic rhetoric underscores importance of cybersecurity legislation.

DOD’s top brass blast sequestration, emphasize cyber in Senate testimonies

A "cyber Pearl Harbor is a real possibility, defense secretary warns.

Déjà vu all over again

Although the concerns have morphed a bit, the government is still struggling to address the challenges FCW highlighted in our first issues back in 1987.

Tom Davis

Tom Davis: A reformer on the Hill

Former Rep. Tom Davis (R-Va.) focused Congress' attention on acquisition reforms.

Lynn McNulty

Lynn McNulty: The grandfather of federal cybersecurity

Lynn McNulty emphasized security not as a constraint but as an e-government enabler.

DHS accelerates cyber workforce development

New initaitive will zero in on efforts to man the cyber frontlines.

VanRoekel: IT reform 'a shock to the system'

Less than two years in the making, the plan to transform federal IT management has seen some significant milestones.

Senators drafting bipartisan compromise on cybersecurity legislation

As Congress battles over cybersecurity laws, a few lawmakers are looking for agreement.

Josh Koskinen

John Koskinen: Y2K revisited

John Koskinen helped the U.S. brace for Y2K -- and in doing so changed federal IT.

Is the military draft system on the chopping block?

The Selective Service System, which would administer a military draft if needed, hasn't been reevaluated in nearly 20 years, according to a GAO report.

Pivotal policies: 25 years of policy reforms

Policy improvement is work that never ends. We highlight some of the most important efforts of the past 25 years.

Lynn McNulty

In memoriam: Lynn McNulty

A leader in government cybersecurity, Lynn McNulty succumbed to cancer on June 4.

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