Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), top Democrat on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, has asked OMB to outline how it is leveraging several existing authorities for acquiring IT security technologies.
The agency spends $2.5 billion annually on IT across more than 20 major systems, yet it still relies on a central data processing setup that went online in the 1960s to keep its revenue-collecting cogs turning.
After a previous year of hang-ups and frustration, taxpayers are getting better treatment from the IRS in 2016 as auditors man the customer service phone lines.
DHS has implemented backend authentication for users of the Homeland Security Information Network.
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Asked to examine cloud service agreements, GAO found room for improvement but said that overall, agencies are covering their bases.
A new public-private collaboration looks to distribute usable data that can help analysts and others understand and unwind conflicts on the ground.
Agencies have until the end of the year to switch their public websites to the more secure HTTPS protocol. Some are much further along than others.
The final report by an FAA-backed rulemaking committee recommends categorizing drones by size and permitting some to be operated over people not directly involved in the operation of the aircraft.
Lawmakers quizzed the head of DHS' Science and Technology Directorate on the proposed $469.9 million R&D budget.
The Marine Corps Systems Command is expediting its timeline to deploy the Windows 10 operating system by January 2017.
The sharp decline reflects a concerted effort by the Obama administration to tighten the background-check process.
The future of mobility lies in finding the right ways to update mobile apps securely without impeding their main selling point: speed.
Changes to GSA's Schedule 70 portal are designed to make it easier for new companies to enter the federal IT market.
Alan Balutis argues that the next administration must be bold in modernizing the management agenda.