A DHS official told Congress that 96 out of 102 federal agencies have complied with a directive aimed at banning Kaspersky Lab products, with a handful of small agencies still working to do so.
With the MGT Act poised to become law, it's a matter of when -- not if -- federal agencies will modernize legacy software and infrastructure.
The Judiciary committee passed a bill to require federal law enforcement to obtain a warrant before querying spy databases, but some are worried about potential loopholes.
With $8 billion dedicated to improving U.S. cyber capabilities, the NDAA has a host of policies geared toward boosting the cyber workforce and streamlining operations.
Senators want Customs and Border Protection and the Post Office to gather more data on incoming international illicit Fentanyl packages and urge both develop electronic package pre-arrival data exchange.
There are new big plans for federal IT modernization, but the old pitfalls remain.
Kirstjen Nielsen told a Senate committee that a planned border wall won't span the entire southern border and that cyberattacks have entered a more potent phase in their evolution.
The $700 billion defense bill now poised for final passage includes provisions to modernize agency IT through revolving funds and allow for for easy, off-the-shelf Pentagon procurement.
The mission of the research arm of the Department of Homeland Security isn't helped by new budget priorities, a former undersecretary told a House Homeland Security subcommittee.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee approved a series of workforce-related bills that target burrowers and new hires while extending whistleblower and telework provisions
A bipartisan quartet of lawmakers introduced legislation that would compel the Department of Veterans Affairs to document how it plans to implement its new electronic health record system.
A new bill looks to maintain the DHS designation of election systems as critical infrastructure while helping state officials access classified threat information.