No. 2 Pentagon official Patrick Shanahan tries to allay Air Force worries that a Space Force would uproot its Space and Missile Command.
The Census Bureau bumped its lifecycle cost estimate for the 2020 count up to $15.6 billion last year -- more than $3 billion more than initially projected. But the GAO is, again, taking issue with the reliability of the estimate.
Concerns around the Defense Department’s management of services for the pending Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure bubble up as award protests mount.
Army Futures Command hopes to streamline the acquisition process with its own innovation arm and a new CTO.
As TMF funding hangs in the balance, the modernization board advises applicants not to bury the lede.
As part of a "minibus" funding bill lawmakers have agreed to extend the clock until after the midterm elections to keep the rest of government running at current funding levels as they continue deliberating on appropriations bills.
Quantum computing could upend current cryptography standards, and experts are urging government to take an interest in the technology as it develops.
The House Homeland Security Committee is expected to advance a series of bills that will impact DHS operations and infrastructure.
Congressional advocates for legislation on voting security said the Trump order was welcome but didn't go far enough.
A 2017 cybersecurity directive is providing DHS with a flood of data on hackers attempting to penetrate federal systems through fake emails, but thus far the agency has not articulated a plan for using the information.
A group of 182 lawmakers are opposing President Trump's plan to freeze pay for civilian federal employees.
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.
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.
The Homeland Security chief called on Congress to operationalize its cyber arm and give the agency the authority to defend critical infrastructure against drones.
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CIOs should consider infrastructure improvements to make sure agencies get the most out of IT modernization.
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.
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