• Cybersecurity

    What Cybercom's independence means

    Is the next step for Cybercom as a unified combatant command to split off from the National Security Agency?

  • Innovation

    Trump tech office looks to improve customer experience

    A senior White House tech adviser said that administration's priorities include improving citizen-facing services, shared services and pushing open government legislation.

  • Cybersecurity

    DHS offers new details on Kaspersky ban

    The Department of Homeland Security published the full text of its Kaspersky ban in the Federal Register just as the Senate voted to ban the company from federal networks as an amendment to the defense bill.

  • Oversight

    IRS relies on obsolete hardware, IG finds

    An inspector general audit found the IRS is losing ground when it comes to replacing outdated IT hardware, with budget constraints topping the list of reasons.

  • Cloud

    Last call for feedback on cloud guide for feds

    The federal Cloud Center of Excellence is seeking in-person input from both industry and government at a Sept. 26 event.

  • People

    GSA elevates Davie, makes changes at 18F

    Longtime IT procurement specialist Mary Davie is now deputy commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service, while 18F Acting Executive Director Dave Zvenyach becomes acting assistant commissioner for the FAS Office of Systems Management.

  • Congress

    $500M IT modernization plan passes Senate in defense bill

    A bill to help agencies modernize legacy systems and move to the cloud passed the Senate as part of the $700 billion defense bill.

  • Oversight

    Census dinged by IG for canvassing error rate

    A recent Department of Commerce inspector general report raises questions about the quality control procedures for an in-office component of the Census Bureau's address canvassing operation.

  • Congress

    House Dem revives data breach bill after Equifax hack

    Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) is hoping the massive Equifax breach will induce lawmakers to finally pass nationwide data breach notification standards.

  • Drones

    FAA greenlights drone use in Irma recovery

    Hurricane Irma generated a wave of drone authorizations at FAA as recovery work ramped up in Florida.