• Cybersecurity

    SEC owns up to 2016 breach

    A key database of financial information was breached in 2016, possibly in support of insider trading, said the Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • Comment

    How MGT changes the game for federal CIOs

    Under the funding plan in the Modernizing Government Technology Act, federal IT leaders will be able to make strategic technology investments with the same level of agility as their private-sector counterparts.

  • Cloud

    DOD looks to get aggressive about cloud adoption

    Defense leaders and Congress are looking to encourage more aggressive cloud policies and prod reluctant agencies to embrace experimentation and risk-taking.

  • Workforce

    Agencies steer clear of RIFs in reorg plans

    Agencies think they can fulfill White House reorganization goals and trim their workforces by relying on attrition and reclassifying employees.

  • Contracting

    Round 1 of EIS task orders expected in October

    The General Services Administration put together a planning tool for EIS buyers with the first task orders expected soon.

  • Former DHS cyber official joins Acuity

    Danny Toler, who held a senior post at the National Protections and Programs, has joined the consulting firm Acuity.

  • Cybersecurity

    What Cybercom's independence means

    Is the next step for Cybercom as a unified combatant command to split off from the National Security Agency?

  • Innovation

    Trump tech office looks to improve customer experience

    A senior White House tech adviser said that administration's priorities include improving citizen-facing services, shared services and pushing open government legislation.

  • Cybersecurity

    DHS offers new details on Kaspersky ban

    The Department of Homeland Security published the full text of its Kaspersky ban in the Federal Register just as the Senate voted to ban the company from federal networks as an amendment to the defense bill.

  • Oversight

    IRS relies on obsolete hardware, IG finds

    An inspector general audit found the IRS is losing ground when it comes to replacing outdated IT hardware, with budget constraints topping the list of reasons.

  • Cloud

    Last call for feedback on cloud guide for feds

    The federal Cloud Center of Excellence is seeking in-person input from both industry and government at a Sept. 26 event.

  • People

    GSA elevates Davie, makes changes at 18F

    Longtime IT procurement specialist Mary Davie is now deputy commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service, while 18F Acting Executive Director Dave Zvenyach becomes acting assistant commissioner for the FAS Office of Systems Management.