The National Institute of Standards and Technology is inching closer to developing two new encryption standards to protect the federal government from new and emerging cybersecurity threats.
The White House budget proposed moving ahead with the administration’s reorganization plan to fold the Office of Personnel Management into the General Services Administration, and is exploring what can be done without congressional approval.
Acting OPM Director Margaret Weichert said that the pay raise approved by lawmakers in the most recent appropriations package will hit paychecks after "exceedingly legalistic" hurdles are cleared.
The Joint Regional Security Stacks program’s buying budget could be cut in half to $88 million.
As it hits its stride as a new agency, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is mixing established federal cybersecurity programs with new tech around DNS threats, botnet detection and malware analysis.
The proposed White House budget once again includes steep cuts to the Science and Technology Directorate at DHS.
The White House's fiscal year 2020 budget adds to a previously proposed pay freeze and retirement cuts with planned cuts to leave.
The co-chair of the task force laid out five work streams that will steer larger efforts around securing the technology supply chain.
The White House proposes a very slight dip in overall IT spend while pressing on modernization priorities and workforce development.
The department's budget requests $11.4 million to complete a new Cyber Talent Management System to hire and pay security workers based on their ability, not qualifications.
Government desperately needs a better way to buy cloud services. The Section 809 panel's call to create a new contract type for consumption-based solutions is a great start.
The Government Accountability Office found that the Defense Department lacked a proper analysis and transition plan to move certain duties from the CIO to the chief management officer.
Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan clashed with senators over the overseas contingency operations budget request.
With GSA authorizing the first carrier under its $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract to provide service, and with others set to quickly follow, summer could be a busy time for federal telecom contracting.
As a legal battle over the addition of a question on citizenship heads to the Supreme Court, the Commerce Department chief faced questions on Capitol Hill about how and why the question came to be added to the basic 2020 population survey.
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