The agency is scrambling to shore up its internal cybersecurity practices as watchdogs scrutinize a spate of unauthorized employee data extractions.
Lawmakers are exploring their options for an agency in dire need of aid.
Rep. Will Hurd offered blunt advice to hospitals as the healthcare industry faces an epidemic of cyber attacks.
Rep. Darrell Issa joined industry and agency experts in urging a proactive approach to security and privacy standards for the Internet of Things.
A new bill would make it easier for the VA secretary to fire executives and rank-and-file employees.
At a Capitol Hill conference, high-performance computer operators and vendors said the powerful machines should not be categorized as garden-variety IT for the purposes of procurement.
After 21 years of service, the legislative database and website Thomas is being retired in favor of a more modern system.
Under a new bill proposed by Reps. Billy Long (R-Mo.) and Doris Matsui (D-Calif.), the chief information security officer at the Department of Health and Human Service would assume new authorities, outside the reporting structure of the CIO.
Two key senators are getting impatient waiting for a new version of a key piece of governmentwide IT policy that hasn't been updated in 15 years.
House-passed updates to the 30-year-old Electronic Communications Privacy Act eliminate differences in the way locally and remotely stored email messagess are treated when it comes to law enforcement access.
Employees throughout the Homeland Security Department's diverse components are less engaged than feds in any other agency. Is it a leadership problem?
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy wants to spur the pace at which government adapts and adopts new technology.