• e-commerce (William Potter/Shutterstock.com)

    Why data is key to GSA's e-commerce plan

    Federal spending and pricing data -- and who can access what -- are critical to success of the General Services Administration's e-commerce platform plans.


  • Congress
    eye behind data (Titima Ongkantong/Shutterstock.com)

    Why CISA wants subpoena authority to probe cyber risks

    In a proposal to Congress reviewed by FCW, the cybersecurity agency said it had encountered at least six occasions in the past year where they have not been able to identify and warn the owners of vulnerable IPs. 10/16/2019

  • Cybersecurity

    Industry seeks more liability protections for threat info

    Commercial providers of technology and infrastructure want more federal protection to share specific cyber threat information about risky products and services. 10/16/2019

  • Cybersecurity
    threat detection

    Advanced tech and human operators

    Artificial intelligence and machine learning tools are helping perform cybersecurity tasks, but humans remain central to the process, experts say. 10/16/2019

  • Defense
    U.S. Army CIO Lt. Gen. Bruce Crawford March 11, 2019. (Photo credit: Spc. Connor Kelly/U.S. Army)

    Army sets up 'provisional' cloud management office

    Army CIO Lt. Gen. Bruce Crawford said the service has begun to set up an enterprise cloud management office and hired a leader. 10/16/2019

  • GSA Headquarters (Photo by Rena Schild/Shutterstock)

    FCW Insider: Oct. 16

    The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors. 10/16/2019

  • Defense
    The Pentagon (Photo by Ivan Cholakov / Shutterstock)

    What DOD's data scientists are discovering

    Recruiting top analytical talent into government is tough, the Pentagon's top management officer says, but the payoffs can be big. 10/15/2019

  • Cybersecurity

    Election security lessons from Illinois

    Officials express confidence that 2020 won't be a repeat of 2016, but testimony from state and local officials indicate that substantial security holes still exist. 10/15/2019

  • Defense
    Ryan D. McCarthy being sworn in as Army Secretary Oct. 10, 2019. (Photo credit: Sgt. Dana Clarke/U.S. Army)

    Army wants to spend nearly $1B on cloud, data by 2025

    Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said lack of funding or a potential delay in the JEDI cloud bid "strikes to the heart of our concern." 10/15/2019

  • FCW Insider: Oct. 15

    The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors. 10/15/2019

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