Today's top stories, quick hits and other observations from FCW's reporters and editors.
Hurricane Florence is a proving ground for the DOE's new Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response.
The service is rebranding and changing its acquisition structure to reflect new statutory authorities and its agile approach to development.
California firefighters battling wildfires have complained to Verizon about wireless data throttling, and the state's senators are pushing the carrier and the FCC for an explanation.
Defense Department CIO Dana Deasy said DOD is keeping the common access card, but is open to modernizing ID management.
The U.S. government levied criminal and economic sanctions against a North Korean programmer and a company accused of carrying out the 2014 Sony hack, the 2017 WannaCry attacks and other cybercrimes.
The Government Accountability Office says agencies haven't really improved on data-driven decision-making since 2013.
Electrical grid infrastructure providers and federal agencies need to do even more collaboration on operational preparation, response and recovery planning, according to a new study.
Senators stressed the importance of the coming electronic health record modernization project at the confirmation hearing for James Gfrerer, the nominee to lead the Office of Information and Technology at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Twitter's Jack Dorsey and Facebook's Sheryl Sandburg faced tough questions from lawmakers and a lot of theater during a day on Capitol Hill, but it's unclear whether oversight will yield new laws or regs.
The bill now moves to the Senate, where previous DHS cyber reform efforts have stalled over jurisdictional issues.
Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats highlighted foreign information operations as a key priority.
The Homeland Security chief called on Congress to operationalize its cyber arm and give the agency the authority to defend critical infrastructure against drones.
After seven years of federal cloud mandates, we've learned that one size does not fit all.
Senate oversight chiefs tell agencies to cool their year-end "use it or lose it" spending.
Customs and Border Protection's online portal for international maritime arrivals is moving to a mobile app.
The Pentagon has relented somewhat on its full-steam ahead approach to the big-ticket cloud computing infrastructure contract, giving interested parties three more weeks to put together their bids.
A new report provides a deep dive into the sophisticated behavior and strategies that guide Russian botnet-directed disinformation and influence campaigns.
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IT security and HR shops must align their policies and activities to tackle the threat of data exfiltration.
Students drawn to digital government are bringing desperately needed skills (and enthusiasm) to agencies that are willing to engage, Steve Kelman writes.
Modern use of BPR can create cost savings by focusing on problem definition and clarity of roles and responsibilities vs. people's individual performance -- not by targeting budget or staff cuts.
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