The president-elect's selection for secretary of defense is well known for his sometimes off-color comments on warfare and threats to the U.S., but James Mattis is largely a blank slate when it comes to cyber.
The Congressional Budget Office estimates that implementation of the Modernizing Government Technology Act will cost $9 billion over five years.
Steve Kelman notes that acquisition issues have surfaced twice already for the next administration.
The Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity issued its long-awaited report, which calls for (among many other things) a new agency to consolidate, administer and secure federal IT infrastructure.
A group of entrepreneurs, coders and former officials are urging the Senate to pass legislation that would make the Presidential Innovation Fellows program a permanent fixture of government.
Rep. Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) will replace outgoing Congressman Jeff Miller of Florida as chairman of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs.
Working with other nations, the FBI helped take down a international criminal infrastructure platform that has been spewing malware and ransomware since 2009.
How the 2013 agreement is now handled could be the first test for agencies faced with the president-elect's conflicts of interest.
A former OFPP administrator outlines steps the next administration can take to improve the federal acquisition.
The software whiz behind Pixar's movies Rob Cook surprised even himself by coming out of a "failed retirement" to take a top technology job at the General Services Administration.
The final FY 2017 defense bill restricts funding for DIUx until it provides a comprehensive report to Congress. The Austin efforts, however, could address some congressional concerns.
With about six months on the clock before the DATA Act implementation deadline, the General Services Administration still lacks the ability to reliably track spending and certify data submission.