Paying off ransomware hackers just encourages more attacks, according to a senior Justice Department official.
Hillary Clinton's newly released technology agenda calls for retaining the U.S. Digital Service and other innovation groups to improve government services.
The chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence made a pitch for his encryption access legislation by framing the technology as an enabler of confidential communications among terrorists.
DHS wants to ask travelers to add their social media account information to visa-vetting systems and forms.
The IRS has killed its online tool for requesting electronic-filing PINs after cyberattacks ramped up.
The General Services Administration is seeking proposals from vendors on its $50 billion Alliant 2 IT services contracts.
NARA guidelines offer a starting point, but agencies must make some important determinations themselves.
The Department of Veterans Affairs' under secretary for health told a Senate panel on Wednesday that the future of the agency's health IT is not linked to maintaining the home-grown health records system VistA.
Hot on the heels of a reorganization that elevated 18F to a key service inside GSA, TTS Commissioner Phaedra Chrousos is planning a July exit from the agency.
After hearing testimony from the farm data industry, lawmakers might push the FAA to relax line-of-sight rules for drone operators.
An increased focus on agile development and contracting is propelling the Department of Homeland Security, according to its CIO.
Cloud service providers now have a new high-level security model to offer federal agencies.
Military officials told the House Armed Services Committee that the hacking campaign against Islamic State has been a good testing ground for U.S. Cyber Command's ability to support combatant commands.
Sen. Tammy Baldwin has introduced legislation that would make the VA stop using Social Security numbers as identifiers in its IT systems.
The agency's top financial officer said shared services have helped the department achieve clean audits, and more of its component agencies will be making the switch in the next five years.
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