Among the provisions the Obama administration opposes is a measure that would codify U.S. Cyber Command as its own unified command and one that would restrict funding for the Pentagon’s prized outreach office in Silicon Valley.
The national taxpayer advocate says the IRS will soon quietly roll out upgrades that could dramatically boost online security but lock out legitimate users as a result.
This summer the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency will open an outpost in Silicon Valley to create a presence for the intelligence agency similar to the Defense Department's DIUx.
The high-profile and unprecedented program is uncovering vulnerabilities in Defense Department websites, and other federal agencies are taking notice.
Internet of Things
Commercial technology and networks are set to play important roles as federal agencies and the Defense Department seek to harness the Internet of Things.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is set to launch its new, modular, web-based electronic health record viewer this summer.
The Iran Cyber Sanctions Act of 2016 would push the U.S. government to slap more sanctions on Iranian hackers.
The IBM Center for the Business of Government shares some ideas for staying off the Government Accountability Office's high-profile watch list.
A group of inspectors general appealed to congressional leaders to change a Justice Department order they say is preventing them from carrying out their oversight duties.
Imperatis had been awarded a crucial contract to carry out the Shell modernization project for OPM. The firm has quit due to "financial distress," according to OPM.
An independent audit found that DHS employees were tight-lipped with their passwords but sometimes left sensitive documents in plain sight.
A combination of public cloud and open-source technology could help agencies bridge the analytics gap.