• Cybersecurity

    Clapper: Russia, nonstate actors emboldened in digital world

    Russia has been emboldened by its successful intervention in the 2016 election, and nonstate actors, such as WikiLeaks, are a growing threat in the digital space, said former director of national intelligence James Clapper during a ranging public appearance.

  • Acquisition

    Congress pushes DOD on IT acquisition agility

    Despite years of reform efforts and legislation, the DOD is still struggling to become more agile with IT acquisition, and Congress is searching for answers why.

  • Cloud

    Box brings milspec security to its entire platform

    DOD's authorization for Impact Level 4 means controls for sensitive unclassified information are now in place for all customers. FedRAMP High authorization is in the works, and will also be platform-wide.

  • Defense

    Air Force invites hackers to a friendly dogfight

    The Air Force is the latest military service to partner with HackerOne on a bug bounty competition where hackers can win prize money by finding vulnerabilities in Air Force sites.

  • Congress

    Senate bill would end shutdown politics

    Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) is looking to make shutdown showdowns on Capitol Hill a thing of the past.

  • Border official tapped to head Secret Service

    President Donald Trump announced the appointment of Maj. Gen. Randolph "Tex" Alles, a veteran Marine and border control official, to serve as the new director of the Secret Service.

  • FCW Perspectives

    CDM in the trenches

    DHS, GSA and customer agencies discuss deployment efforts and ideas for future improvement.

  • Critical Read

    Report: Pawn Storm a growing cyber threat

    The cyber espionage group known as Pawn Storm, which was involved in hacking the Democratic National Committee, is increasingly focused on manipulating public opinion, says one cybersecurity firm.

  • Comment

    Why the CDM program needs an overhaul

    By focusing on legacy attack vectors, DHS’ cybersecurity program fails to address rapidly evolving new threats.

  • Comment

    Orchestrating security technology

    To tackle advanced threats in an ever more complex cyber world, agencies must integrate all their security tools, data and processes.

  • Congress

    Bill would protect feds' pay in case of shutdown

    A bipartisan effort is underway on Capitol Hill to protect federal employees' pay if a government shutdown does happen.

  • Comment

    Reorganization fever

    The Trump administration's reorganization plan could be a catalyst for substantive change.