• Budget

    Agencies prep for shutdown

    With hopes for a temporary funding bill dwindling, agencies are preparing to shutter operations. Official say cybersecurity is being given a higher priority than it was in the 2013 shutdown.

  • Pentagon CMO reorg to take effect

    The White House announced the promotion of the Defense Department's current deputy chief management officer, John Gibson to the new role of CMO.

  • Shutdown

    House passes CR, but shutdown still looms

    The House of Representatives voted to pass a month-long funding bill to keep the government open, but its Senate prospects are uncertain.

  • Cybersecurity

    House passes bill restoring State cyber office

    Seven months after the Trump administration shuttered a critical State Department office responsible for coordinating international cooperation around cybersecurity issues, Congress took a big step toward reversing the decision.

  • Health IT

    DOD health record effort pivots to lessons learned

    After a lengthy rollout, military health leaders will evaluate user feedback on MHS Genesis to prepare for full deployment.

  • Cybersecurity

    Industrial systems vendors warn on processor bugs Spectre and Meltdown

    Industrial control systems providers have notified the government about potential vulnerabilities to widespread bugs affecting computer microprocessors.

  • Cybersecurity

    Budget, workforce challenge CDM implementation

    Vendors say the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program must evolve to deal with emerging threats.

  • Social Media

    Russian cyber meddling extends well beyond elections

    Fake FCC comments are yet another sign of Russia's ongoing destabilization campaign against U.S. targets, a social media expert told Congress.

  • Intelligence

    Senate hears from IC nominees as spy authority renewal is set to pass

    President Trump’s nominees for two key intelligence community oversight roles offered support of section 702 reauthorization during a smooth confirmation hearing.

  • Veterans Affairs

    Senator seeks answers on pause in VA's Cerner deal

    Sen. Jerry Moran is worried that the VA is going to miss the opportunity to streamline the implementation of its planned electronic health record system.