Despite legislation, the Department of Homeland Security hasn't taken steps to make it easier to monitor progress in building and managing a cybersecurity workforce.
At a Senate hearing, cybersecurity firms defended the practice of paying bug bounties and pointed to regulatory gaps that hinder legitimate security research.
The announcement, made in the middle of a House hearing examining the State Department's decision to downgrade its cyber office last year, could leave the Cyber Diplomacy Act in limbo.
The Office of Management and Budget is working on a rules-of-the-road document to cover how agencies can seek and use funds under the MGT Act.
The FBI's cyber unit and the Department of Education cautioned schools nationwide of growing ransomware threat.
A House plan to keep the government open past Feb. 8 faces an uphill climb in the Senate.
A recent dinner with civil servants from Asia delivered some interesting insights, Steve Kelman writes.
Advances in cloud technology are shifting the focus toward choosing the right tool for the job and crafting solutions that truly modernize systems.
House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-Texas) urged the Senate to move on restoring the State Department's cyber office and reorganizing DHS' National Protection and Programs Directorate.
Federal agencies are seeing an early yield from their participation in a first-of-its-kind governmentwide federal IT hiring fair in November.
Congress is facing another appropriations deadline Feb. 8, and a fifth stopgap funding bill is likely necessary, assuming it can pass.
A multilayered approach is needed to protect new mission-focused endpoints from botnets, spyware, insider threats and DDoS attacks.
Advanced analytics are playing an increasingly important role in the Department of Justice's financial fraud and drug trafficking investigations
The White House has nominated William Evanina to continue his service as director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center.
Privacy advocates are wary of some technologies proposed in border security legislation.