National intelligence and homeland security officials briefed state officials and private-sector stakeholders about election cybersecurity threats.
At a Senate hearing, three intelligence chiefs acknowledged the White House has not specifically directed them to dedicate resources towards securing election infrastructure, but told lawmakers they are still focused on addressing the issue.
Steve Kelman writes that the nascent Digital Services Coalition could change industry collaboration -- if its members can preserve the culture of trust.
The administration signals its commitment to changing DOD's acquisition and IT culture by more than doubling its proposed investment in the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental.
New legislation fills in financial reporting gaps in the the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act.
A move by Republicans to publicly release a classified memo could have unintended consequences for federal employees.
The Department of Agriculture is looking to consolidate internal operations and get help from outside agency walls to carry out its modernization plans.
With 2018 primaries fast approaching, policymakers are addressing election security concerns on multiple fronts, including online ad disclosure and cybersecurity for voting systems.
The move comes despite statistical research supporting an internal Census recommendation to combine two key questions to improve response rates.
The congressional watchdog looks to take on the FCC's electronic filing system and the possible widespread of use bots to flood the system.
Former Vice President Joe Biden supports consequences for Russia for its role in the 2016 U.S. election, but rejected calls to start a tit-for-tat cyber war.
A DHS official touted better relationships with state and local governments, increased information sharing and better tools as election security areas of focus before the upcoming midterm elections.
The federal acquisition agency held its first listening meeting with e-commerce providers as it begins planning its own ecommerce portal for federal buyers.
The Connected Government Act requires all new or redesigned federal websites to scale to mobile screens.
Solicitation covers start-up staffing needs for five separate Centers of Excellence to "manage centralized, function-specific talent, solutions and acquisition vehicles."
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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.
Modern use of BPR can create cost savings by focusing on problem definition and clarity of roles and responsibilities vs. people's individual performance -- not by targeting budget or staff cuts.
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