Ajit Pai told lawmakers that he couldn't alert the public to an event incorrectly designated as a cyberattack without jeopardizing a federal investigation.
Continuing resolutions and funding uncertainty have been the "new normal" for years, but experts at the Professional Services Council say that this year presents new challenges.
The ranking Democrat on the Senate Homeland Security committee is calling foul on budget cuts proposed by the Trump administration to a number of inspector general offices throughout the federal government.
In letters to federal agencies and power companies, Sen. Edward Markey wants more information on reports of cybersecurity vulnerabilities in U.S. power systems.
A Senate proposal to secure the U.S. election system has a companion bill in the House and a prominent Republican co-sponsor.
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.
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With visibility into networks, CISOs will be able to make smart risk-based decisions about where to implement resources.
Fostering effective communication goes a long way in driving change needed for IT modernization.
Steve Kelman reports that Coding it Forward is turning temporary college-break postings into longer-term public service commitments.
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