A new bipartisan bill looks to build capacity inside the federal government to evaluate supply chain risks with an eye to making sure the government buys secure tech.
Federal employees would receive a pay raise under a bill cleared by a Senate Appropriations subcommittee, going against the White House’s proposal for a pay freeze.
Congress and the White House could be headed toward a showdown over a provision in the Senate defense bill designed to undo a move by President Trump easing sanctions on the Chinese telecom giant ZTE.
The House Appropriations Committee approved a bill that would provide $150 million for the centralized fund created by the Modernizing Government Technology Act, falling $60 million short of the White House’s fiscal year 2019 request and $100 million short of what the MGT Act authorizes.
Lawmakers join the Government Accountability Office in asserting greater oversight and review over "other transaction authority" awards.
Phyllis Bailey, the CIO for the Army's Information Assurance Training, Education, and Awareness Division, received CompTIA's 2018 Excellence in Cybersecurity Award for driving DOD's information security certification requirements.
A group of 21 Republican lawmakers wants the Trump administration to reconsider three executive orders on federal unions that they say undermine existing labor laws.
After running the operation for almost a year, the temporary head of the National Protection and Programs Directorate is set to be sworn in as the group's official director.
The Protecting Americans Votes and Elections Act sponsored by six Senate Democrats looks to digital ballot uncertainty by requiring paper ballots for all federal elections.
Virginia Democrat Sen. Mark Warner proposed new cost transparency and processing goals to reform the federal security clearance process.
New legislation would provide more money for agencies to research how to free up their federal spectrum holdings for commercialization.
The Senate released its text and report for the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act. Take a look at a few of the biggest cyber provisions that could make it through final passage.
On a mostly party-line vote, the House rejected an effort bring back the Office of Technology Assessment.
A push on Capitol Hill looks to preempt a possible patchwork of data encryption policies varying from state to state.
After a personal intervention by President Trump, the Commerce Department rescinded export restrictions aimed at Chinese telecom manufacturer ZTE.
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