Senior procurement execs from FCC and Treasury will head GSA's acquisition center and governmentwide IT contracts, including its huge EIS telecom vehicle.
Two Senate panels grilled President Trump's nominee to lead the Office of Management and Budget, but the focus was on high-level spending issues rather than the nitty-gritty of governance.
The Senate voted largely along party lines to confirm Rep. Mike Pompeo as head of the CIA. Rep. Will Hurd, a former CIA agent and cyber expert will replace Pompeo on the House Intelligence Committee.
Agency Twitter posts have dropped off markedly since Inauguration Day.
The Environmental Protection Agency wants to build agility into the acquisition process, move to procure IT services from vendors who specialize in agile and to try to move the culture of the whole agency toward agile methodologies.
The independent federal commission that helps states improve their voting systems wants more clarity on what DHS' critical infrastructure designation means.
The Trump administration has asked SSA CIO Rob Klopp to remain in his role to provide continuity as his agency continues modernization projects and agile adoption.
The Air Force will prioritize making legacy and mission systems cyber secure and instilling a culture of cyber security in the workforce in 2017, says CISO Pete Kim.
DHS Inspector General urged the Citizenship and Immigration Services to keep the struggling Electronic Immigration System unplugged.
As promised during the campaign, President Trump has signed an executive order implementing a hiring freeze across most of the civilian federal workforce.
President Obama signed a bill making the Presidential Innovation Fellows program a permanent fixture of government, during his last hours in office.
A report by the agency's inspector general says DHS has made progress in cybersecurity training, dual-factor authentication and certifying systems, but more 50 of its unclassified systems still lack authorities to operate.
The first “Hack the Army” bug bounty challenge wrapped up in December, and the results are in with 179 participants finding 118 actionable bugs in public-facing Army websites.
The Obama administration has approved a long-awaited and debated update to the National Cyber Incident Response Plan that outlines roles and responsibilities in response to a significant cyber incident in the U.S.
The federal government's first CISO has stepped down, and it's not clear if the position will survive.
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