Finding a balance between studying a problem to death and taking swift action can be tricky, but there are signs that federal managers are trying to address the challenge.
The Air Force Space Command is taking over operations of a sophisticated telescope built to survey and track space debris and satellites.
The Defense Department developed a contract vehicle that will let DOD components launch crowdsourced bug bounty campaigns to identify and remedy vulnerabilities in digital defenses.
The Commerce Department's National Technical Information Service has chosen 35 companies and academic organizations to capitalize on the federal government's vast data assets.
The White House is creating a new digital privacy office and senior career position to oversee agency privacy and data collection programs.
Bureau officials said the decision to cancel the upcoming tests is not ideal, but it is "the best overall operation remaining amid current uncertainty" about fiscal 2017 funding.
The three banking regulatory agencies that oversee large U.S. financial institutions are seeking comments on proposed new standards for cyber resilience.
Cybersecurity testing and contract specifications that industry takes for granted can be a bear to implement in some federal IT contracts.
A senior NSA official says that none of the major hacks of U.S. systems in the last two years relied on zero-day exploits. Instead, they took advantage of easier vulnerabilities resulting from poor cyber hygiene and practices.
States are closer to complying with REAL ID, but deadlines are firm, the Department of Homeland Security warned.
The Interior Department's inspector general said the agency's cybersecurity efforts need more work.
The IRS acquired and never deployed a $12 million email system designed to help comply with pending records management requirements.
The former CIA and NSA director discusses Russia's recent hacks of Democratic party emails, as well as Apple's stand against the FBI over encryption.
Leo Beranek, who helped design the Internet progenitor ARPANET for the Pentagon and sent the first email with an @ symbol, died at age 102.
IARPA is hosting forecasting tournaments, crowdsourcing intelligence and combining human research with automation in order to accurately forecast – and prevent – catastrophic events before they take place.
Save the date for 28th annual Federal 100 Awards Gala.
March 30, 2017
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