A virtual oligopoly over voting technology by three private vendors and a lack of federal regulatory pressure has led to dangerous security vulnerabilities in the nation's election infrastructure, according to a new report.
The IRS and other tax enforcement agencies are touting big improvements in tracing the use of cryptocurrencies in tax evasion and other criminal schemes. They just don't want to talk about how.
Vendors say they are OK with some of GSA's moves to acquisition interfaces and contract consolidation.
The governmentwide Second Generation Information Technology is designed to help federal agencies buy hardware and reduce administrative costs and overhead.
After Microsoft's win in the Pentagon's $10 billion cloud contract, Oracle is still looking for a court to force the contract to be rebid.
As advanced 5G wireless services spread out from large metro areas in the coming years, telecom carriers advise federal agencies with far-flung locations to work with local governments to get connected.
The federal government is pushing U.S. telecoms to take out gear from Huawei and other Chinese companies that may threaten their networks, but who is going to pay for the work?
The Defense Department named five bases around the country to test emerging high speed 5G network applications.
Outright criminal procurement fraud is thankfully rare, but compliance issues in federal contracting often have legal ramifications. Good communication can help, according to a new book.
A new adaptive acquisition framework being rolled out by the Defense Department will boost software development.
According to a trade group forecast, the move to cloud is leading agencies away from shared services.
At his Senate confirmation hearing, Defense Department CIO Dana Deasy said the department's $10 billion cloud contract was awarded by a team of experts.
While Amazon Web Services might seek redress in the JEDI procurement, a fast-changing market may be the biggest challenge to Microsoft fully capitalizing on its DOD cloud win.
The Navy has ramped up its use of other transaction authorities, according to the deputy assistant secretary for procurement, but must make sure they stay focused on the intended purpose.
After months of review, the defense secretary has recused himself from decisions regarding the controversial $10 billion JEDI cloud buy.
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New entrants bring new applications that add significant value to government data.
In a rapidly changing environment, expecting overworked acquisition staff to become experts in every emerging technology is unrealistic.
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