The Pentagon's push toward a common IT infrastructure lacks workforce planning and other management details, including a more precise scope, according to a new GAO report.
The Advanced Wireless Research Initiative, led by NSF, will sow the seeds for next-generation wireless services in the U.S. by setting up research networks to experiment with applications.
Cyberattacks will occur. Preparation is the key -- and civilian agencies could take a cue from the military’s sustained readiness model.
New guidance issued by two White House offices outlines best practices for agency leaders to open more data, engage with citizens digitally and solicit public feedback.
The National Institute of Justice is conducting a smart gun technology challenge and asking for feedback on ways such tech could be integrated into federal law enforcement firearms.
An annual prototyping experiment will give the Army a chance to size up emerging cyber and electronic warfare technologies.
Bring-your-own device policies were envisioned as a way to save money during a time of budget cuts, but policies are pivoting as government gets increasingly security conscious.
A federal judge has sentenced a Chinese national who admitted to being part of a years-long conspiracy to hack into the computer networks of major U.S. defense contractors.
A new Treasury Department report warns of an alarming rise in lucrative digital crimes against the financial sector.
Senate appropriators grilled top VA officials about whether the military and Veterans Affairs electronic health records systems are cooperating.
CIA Director John Brennan said his agency's Directorate for Digital Innovation would help operatives mask their digital tracks and would help defend against foreign cyberattacks.
In a newly introduced bill, the chairman of a key government oversight subcommittee seeks to punish feds who destroy records and to enshrine existing records policy in law.
The funding would concentrate on community-owned utilities and electricity cooperatives, which generally have less money to spend on cybersecurity than bigger, investor-owned utilities.
GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth is traveling to the West Coast to talk with companies about cybersecurity technology and how they can get into the federal market.
The Department of Health and Human Services released new guidance on how health privacy law should guide responses to ransomware attacks.
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