Five states have said they will use the nationwide broadband network for first responders, but costs still concern states weighing whether to join.
The DHS authorization bill making its way through the House would help the agency make more progress sorting out its acquisition processes, a Capitol Hill oversight committee official said.
Calling the government's human capital system "fundamentally broken," a new report calls for a federated system that focuses on staffing agencies to help them achieve their missions.
The ranking Democrat on the Senate on Homeland Security committee wants to see acquisition and decision documentation, alternatives for the beleaguered DHS immigration processing system dubbed ELIS.
The House overwhelmingly passed the 2018 defense bill after adding cyber provisions, including the requirement for the DOD to update its cyber strategy and definition of cyber deterrence.
The House DHS appropriations bill funds border wall construction at $1.6 billion, with more than $200 million in supporting tech.
The House of Representatives passed by voice vote a bill that would codify stronger anti-discrimination protections for federal employees.
As the Senate grapples with lingering challenges, an IT modernization bill that sailed through the House of Representative and enjoys White House support still awaits committee markup.
The Senate version of the 2018 defense bill calls for the creation of a cyber strategy, but one former DOD official says the U.S. must focus on capabilities and authorities first.
A House committee urged the Small Business Administration CIO to flatten the org chart and improve on cybersecurity.
Some Hill Democrats are pushing back on a decision to make the Federal Acquisition Service chief a political appointee.
FBI director nominee Christopher Wray told senators he will make cyber and the reauthorization of FISA Section 702 top priorities if he is confirmed.