GSA is still considering an extension on its 2020 deadline for federal agencies to move to the $50 billion next-generation telecommunications contract.
After the president's provocative appearance with Russia's Vladimir Putin, Steve Kelman finds that some measured, establishment IT leaders are speaking out.
Two leading Democrats on the House Oversight Committee are also seeking hearings on the executive order putting administrative law judges outside of the competitive service.
A group of former senior cybersecurity officials want the Census Bureau to be more transparent about plans to protect population survey data.
TSA is looking to data sources inside and outside its operations to fold into a new tracking tool to get a better handle on charter aircraft traveling from Cuba into the U.S.
Army leadership announced that Austin, Texas, will be the new home of its modernization command, taking advantage of the city's built-in tech-centric culture.
Some agencies are wary of more data calls, but OMB leaders say the Technology Business Management framework could provide better insights and streamline compliance efforts.
The move was announced as the House Veterans Affairs Committee established a new subcommittee to oversee the $16 billion Vista replacement effort
The first successful recruits of a pilot program to commission cyber talent are getting ready to serve.
Officials from the Department of Homeland Security told a congressional committee that they would support additional authorities to better emphasize security in technology supply chain management throughout the federal government.
Election system security issues are still critical, but 2018 election infrastructure threats aren't as "robust" as in 2016, a top official told Congress.
In a new report, the chief of the Information Security Oversight Office warns that the system by which critical security information is created, classified and shared is overburdened by a reliance on paper, legacy policies and incompatible tech.
At a Senate hearing, lawmakers expressed frustration about delays in notifying government about the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities, and they want to see a change industry's approach after discovering flaws.
Dana Deasy set cloud as his office's top priority. But when it comes to the JEDI request for proposal, he's directed staff to "pause" to compile a comprehensive review.
Attention and criticism have focused on the proposed org-chart changes, Alan Balutis notes, but the real opportunities lie elsewhere.
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Government leaders should examine how the private sector addresses massive vulnerabilities and inherent instability through collaboration.
Steve Kelman reports on what prompted Kelly O'Connor to take an rather unusual career turn.
Now it's time for federal contractors to follow suit.
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