Many of the proposals to fix election security would likely have limited effect in the short term.
The Department of Homeland Security is looking for an unclassified source of information about potential cybersecurity risks in the IT supply chain.
The critical infrastructure cyber protection directorate will likely spin out more than half a billion in procurements through various components.
The move was announced as the House Veterans Affairs Committee established a new subcommittee to oversee the $16 billion Vista replacement effort
The first successful recruits of a pilot program to commission cyber talent are getting ready to serve.
Officials from the Department of Homeland Security told a congressional committee that they would support additional authorities to better emphasize security in technology supply chain management throughout the federal government.
Election system security issues are still critical, but 2018 election infrastructure threats aren't as "robust" as in 2016, a top official told Congress.
In a new report, the chief of the Information Security Oversight Office warns that the system by which critical security information is created, classified and shared is overburdened by a reliance on paper, legacy policies and incompatible tech.
Steve Kelman reports that changes to the micropurchase threshold have opened the door to buying services by government credit card -- and predicts that the impact could be huge.
At a Senate hearing, lawmakers expressed frustration about delays in notifying government about the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities, and they want to see a change industry's approach after discovering flaws.
Turnover in the Trump administration is at historic levels, which takes a toll on the ability of agencies to execute on their missions.
Dana Deasy set cloud as his office's top priority. But when it comes to the JEDI request for proposal, he's directed staff to "pause" to compile a comprehensive review.
Attention and criticism have focused on the proposed org-chart changes, Alan Balutis notes, but the real opportunities lie elsewhere.
The Trump administration's federal data strategy met its first milestone, the release of an initial set of draft principles.
The long-time chief of the General Services Administration's IT security program retired at the end of June to move halfway around the world.
The Justice Department acknowledged that a news release connecting a loan fraud case with the massive data theft of employee data at OPM was "premature."
As the U.S. looks to go on the offense in the cyber domain, critical questions remain unanswered around who will take the lead and how clearly to draw the rules of engagement.
A prototype aims to provide an "integrated case management solution" as a shared service for investigative users.
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It has long been assumed that empowering employees can boost an organization's performance, Steve Kelman notes, but new research finally delivers the data to prove it.
The latest rankings find agencies' scores flat -- and still far behind commercial averages.
Agencies must rethink their security as both the logical and physical attack surfaces expand.
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