After 21 years of service, the legislative database and website Thomas is being retired in favor of a more modern system.
Under a new bill proposed by Reps. Billy Long (R-Mo.) and Doris Matsui (D-Calif.), the chief information security officer at the Department of Health and Human Service would assume new authorities, outside the reporting structure of the CIO.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy wants to spur the pace at which government adapts and adopts new technology.
The decision casts new light on a review process that government officials say is rigorous and weighted toward disclosure but some critics contend is subject to manipulation.
DHS' Suzanne Spaulding stresses that, in order to protect the physical infrastructure on which our nation depends, government and private sector alike must bolster cybersecurity.
Employees throughout the Homeland Security Department's diverse components are less engaged than feds in any other agency. Is it a leadership problem?
NIST is set to release an overhauled systems security engineering document it hopes will spur construction of better cybersecurity systems from the start.
House-passed updates to the 30-year-old Electronic Communications Privacy Act eliminate differences in the way locally and remotely stored email messagess are treated when it comes to law enforcement access.
Two key senators are getting impatient waiting for a new version of a key piece of governmentwide IT policy that hasn't been updated in 15 years.
GAO says the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration should determine how it would respond to a cyberattack on a high-tech car if it happened on the road.
As innovative technologies such as cloud and big data accelerate, federal IT managers are looking to the private sector for help.
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) teased plans for legislation against the scourge of botnets at a Georgetown appearance.