Top officials and generals argue the era of AirLand warfare is over and DOD needs to focus on a multi-domain approach that incorporates cyber, electronic warfare and other technological changes.
Air Force CIO Lt. Gen. William Bender announced a yearlong cybersecurity awareness push and the creation of a chief information security office.
The IT modernization bill that passed the House could be fuel for shared services to get fully airborne in the next four years, according to OMB.
The commander of U.S. Army Forces Command said the Army is making progress in developing cyber capabilities, but the authority to use some of them is lagging.
A new study says DHS is likely to get money to continue cybersecurity programs, no matter who winds up in the White House, because the threat is too big to ignore.
OPM released agency-by-agency results from the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, and most agencies improved.
DHS fields almost two dozen requests from states for cybersecurity services to help protect voter systems, as Capitol Hill leaders from both parties oppose critical infrastructure designation.
The Information Sharing and Analysis Organization Standards Organization has published initial guidelines on the establishment of ISAOs to promote private sector cybersecurity information sharing.
The Senate has confirmed Air Force Gen. John Hyten as the new commander of U.S. Strategic Command, which oversees Cyber Command.
The House Energy & Commerce Committee staff didn't wait for a report on FDA's cyber vulnerabilities to be completed to before it let the agency know there was a big potential problem.
The government's departing top acquisition official said she leaves behind a solid foundation on which to build more effective and efficient federal IT.
The National Background Investigations Bureau announced the appointment of its first director as the agency prepares to take over processing government background checks.
GSA wants new U.S. Data Federation to become source and inspiration for more open data across government.
President Barack Obama has nominated acting Defense Department Inspector General Glenn Fine to be the permanent IG.
The Treasury Department is working on a Legal Entity Identifier system to link financial institutions, but officials say its government-wide adoption would require assurances of open, free and high-quality data available on a non-discriminatory basis.
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