With practically every member of Congress now on at least one social media platform, it’s easier than ever to reach legislators and influence their decision-making.
The 2019 National Defense Authorization Act heads to the White House, avoiding a late-year debate, after the Senate passed the conference report 87-10.
A new bill by Sens. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Ben Cardin (D-Md.) would reinstate a key hiring tool to boost IT talent at the Internal Revenue Service.
The Cyberspace Solarium Commission, mandated in the 2019 defense bill, will evaluate current national cyber policies and determine strategies on enforcing cyber norms and what attacks deserve a response.
Virginia Democrat Gerry Connolly is pushing a bill to set clear lines of responsibility and compliance for the cloud authorization process.
Legacy IT systems continue to limit the overall effectiveness of other cybersecurity solutions, federal CIO Suzette Kent said at a July 25 House hearing.
As part of a proposed shift of most of OPM's function to GSA, officials plan a sharp consolidation of HR systems and the digitization of paper-based health and retirement records.
In court, at agencies and at rallies, federal employee unions are battling what they're calling an unprecedented assault on the workforce.
The Senate zeroed out funding for the Modernizing Government Technology Act for FY 2019, and House supporters and the White House are hoping to get the money back on the table.
After 16 years working at the Government Accountability Office, IT oversight expert Dave Powner is taking his talents to MITRE.
A $380 million appropriation for election security is going to run out before the November elections, and House Democrats and some state officials are looking to renew the funding.
The conference report for the fiscal year 2019 defense spending bill looks to the Pentagon to open the books on its cloud acquisition strategy.
After more than a year's worth of DATA Act reporting, just six of the 24 CFO Act agencies submitted data agency watchdogs considered complete.
BSA/The Software Alliance supports a move in Congress to limit use of "lowest price technically acceptable" standards in federal IT contracting.
Former officials say a bipartisan movement to support the use of statistical evidence in government policymaking isn't advancing under the Trump administration despite big-name legislative backing.
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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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