A bill that would rename and federate a key Homeland Security cybersecurity component is key to fueling the agency's efforts in cybersecurity and its overall image, supporters say.
The agency has also provided additional details on the scope of its response to the 2016 incident.
A bill introduced in the House and Senate would look into cyber vulnerabilities of the nation's electric grid and how they affect military readiness.
The same day Tom Price stepped down as secretary of Health and Human Services, the White House put out a memo reminding agency execs not to stick taxpayers with the tab for private travel.
DHS released the final draft RFP for its financial management system modernization to potential vendors and told them to plan for a late October contract award.
The Energy and Commerce committee asked the GAO to examine whether the Department of Energy is wasting contractors time and money with superfluous requests.
An oversight report found that agencies are ignoring hundreds of IG and GAO security recommendations.
Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) said selective compliance with FITARA initiatives was a "frustrating" problem that oversight can solve.
Although a full-blown attack by Russian hackers on voting systems in the 2016 election didn't materialize, former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson said the Russian state-backed probes of those systems are a wake-up call.
A bipartisan commission wants the government to use program data to determine whether policies work, but there are political barriers.
Sen. Steve Daines (R-Mont.) introduced the Senate version of a bill to extend data center consolidation provisions that are due to expire in October 2018.
Four Senate Democrats are urging the Health and Human Services inspector general to probe the planned schedule for HealthCare.gov downtime during the coming open enrollment period.