Recent Department of Justice statements cast doubt around whether the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act would apply to hacked voting machines.
Can stakeholders and activists take this White House at its word that it is sincerely interested in advancing open data and open government policy?
Steve Kelman argues that government innovation needs more of the latter.
Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen said that by election day, 90 percent of registered voters will cast their ballot in areas with hardened election defenses.
A bid to advance a bipartisan election security bill out of committee is in limbo as pressure from states and voting tech vendors mounts.
As an election security bill heads toward markup in the Senate, two of the original cosponsors are divided over whether the bill should mandate that post-election audits be done by hand.
White House tech officials previewed coming personnel and modernization updates, including a new leader for a high-profile tech shop and the second round of Technology Modernization Fund awards.
The new Army Futures Command aims to meld all of the service's modernization efforts under one command, but for now the Army program executive officer structure will remain in place.
Many of the proposals to fix election security would likely have limited effect in the short term.
Tabletop training helps states, election officials and DHS see how election cybersecurity detection and response plans might work.
The FCC’s site went down last year not because of a DDoS attack, but because it couldn’t handle the traffic spike. So who’s responsible for making sure that doesn’t happen?
A Senate proposal to secure the U.S. election system has a companion bill in the House and a prominent Republican co-sponsor.
The latest rankings find agencies' scores flat -- and still far behind commercial averages.
Three agencies have begun the process of creating a universal feedback form for the Acquisition 360 effort that would allow public reviews of federal acquisitions.
USDA and GSA pushed out requests for proposals to help implement the next stage of the administration's Centers of Excellence program, but they require a quick turnaround.
Sign up for our newsletter.
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.
Steve Kelman shares what he learned on a recent 10-day visit.
More Opinion that Matters