• Budget

    DHS budget includes funds for wall, cyber and border tech

    The $2.2 billion request for fiscal year 2019 holds steady on cybersecurity programs and makes a new push for the E-Verify program. 02/12/2018

  • People
    Justice Department Deputy CIO Kevin Deeley passed away in February 2018

    DOJ's Kevin Deeley passes away

    The Justice Department's hard-working, award-winning Deputy CIO died over the weekend, the agency confirmed. 02/12/2018

  • Modernization
    Federal CIO Suzette Kent

    Challenges facing the new CIO

    The Trump administration has a blueprint for IT modernization, and the new federal CIO pick Suzette Kent is walking point on the challenge in her first government -- and first tech -- position. 02/09/2018

  • Privacy
    hybrid cloud

    New CLOUD Act splits industry, civil liberty orgs

    Major tech companies are on board with a newly proposed bill that would give the U.S. and select nations greater access to cross-border data, but digital privacy advocates are sounding the alarm. 02/09/2018

  • Workforce
    shutterstock workforce hands

    OPM looks to improve training, fix skills gap

    The Trump administration's human resources strategy includes tasking agencies with better use of data and revising organizational structures. 02/09/2018

  • Infrastructure
    cell tower Stock photo ID: 122758183 By Christian Delber

    How NTIA is trying to push 5G

    The federal government looking to encourage 5G wireless tech by trimming regulations and making it easier for carriers to use federal property for cell sites. 02/09/2018

  • People
    Maj. Gen. Robert "Bo" Dyess

    ARCIC head announces retirement

    Maj. Gen. Robert “Bo” Dyess announced his retirement during a Senate Armed Services subcommittee hearing Feb. 7. 02/09/2018

  • Budget
    Stock photo ID: 134176955 By Richard Cavalleri

    Congress votes to end overnight shutdown

    The Senate and House voted to pass a two-year topline budget agreement and a six-week continuing resolution. after a brief overnight appropriations lapse after midnight Feb. 8. 02/08/2018

  • Defense
    PHOTO CREDIT US ARMY

    Army looks at redefining its classified networks

    Army leaders hope to modernize mobile networks through secure but unclassified pathways. 02/08/2018

  • People
    Stock photo ID: 690212074 By Michael Candelori

    Trump names new ethics chief

    The Trump administration has nominated Emory Rounds to head the Office of Government Ethics. 02/08/2018

  • Telecom
    Stock photo ID: 658810513 By asharkyu

    EIS vendors show progress on testing

    Major carriers on the government's $50 billion telecommunications contract are advancing on required systems testing. 02/08/2018

  • People
    Chris Krebs NPPD undersecretary

    Christopher Krebs picked to lead NPPD

    The current acting undersecretary brings both federal and private sector cybersecurity expertise to a position that is becoming increasingly important to the DHS mission. 02/08/2018

  • Oversight
    Image: Casimiro PT / Shutterstock

    DHS reauthorization remains a heavy lift in Senate

    A Senate hearing on reauthorizing the Department of Homeland Security made some headway, but long-running jurisdictional disputes threatened to once again derail the process. 02/07/2018

  • Congress
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), shown here on C-SPAN on Feb. 7, 2018

    Senate leaders strike two-year budget deal

    Senate leaders struck a budget deal Feb. 7, paving the way for a spending bill to avert another shutdown. 02/07/2018

  • Oversight
    Shutterstock image ID: 569172169 By Zenzen

    DHS lags in classifying cyber positions

    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. 02/07/2018

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