One spy agency is looking to "fast architecture churn" to confound would-be cyber attackers.
Grants will likely require sharped mission and performance, with many of the funding decisions devolving to the states.
To provide a robust defense and protect the identity-based perimeter, government agencies must consider new thinking and approaches.
FBI director James Comey also told the House intel panel there is no evidence to support President Trump's wiretapping tweets, and the FBI is investigating whether there was coordination between Trump campaign officials and associates and Russia.
A plan to reorganize DHS' cybersecurity directorate that stalled in Congress last year is still on the agency's agenda.
Two House committees pressed IRS and Education on information security concerns for a key online tool that handles millions of Social Security numbers as it facilitates students' applications for financial aid.
Steve Kelman digs into the administration's budget blueprint, and finds clear signs of continuity for improving government management.
AT&T's FirstNet rival Rivada Networks sets its sights on state networks after court rules against its bid protest.
Former feds believe investing in the senior executive service is the most effective path to reform, but calls by Trump advisers for a rollback of government could deter senior administrators from buying in.
The CIO Council wants agencies to modernize using shared cloud-supported solutions and hosted APIs.
The FAA has NextGen DataComm capabilities working at some of the busiest airports in the U.S., but the White House proposes shifting air traffic control to a private entity, which some say could blunt the effort.
New legislation in the House would permanently classify states' election systems as critical infrastructure, provide funding to secure voting systems and create cybersecurity standards.