A much-improved version of the cryptographic building block lacks FIPS 140-2 validation, but SafeLogic is stepping in to change that.
As federal health care agencies' spending on IT continues to rise, GSA gives health IT a dedicated Special Item Number on its largest, most-used contract.
Officials at the Federal Communications Commission and U.S. Marine Corps stressed the importance of modernizing legacy systems, but warned that the cloud does not come easy or cheap.
Senior NASA IT manager Roopangi Kadakia will take over the top IT security job at the Department of Veterans Affairs, FCW has learned.
The Science and Technology Directorate at DHS is tapping industry for clues to the mobile cyberthreat landscape.
The Cloud.gov team details its ongoing efforts to secure a provisional authority to operate.
A highly sensitive Navy post is going to a senior officer who -- unlike her predecessor -- brings an active security clearance.
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.
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