Despite the fear and hype, there are several obstacles that make the most direct form of tampering, altering vote counts, extremely difficult.
There are new big plans for federal IT modernization, but the old pitfalls remain.
Analysis of high resolution satellite images yielded data that supported recovery efforts after Harvey and Irma.
John Kammerer, NSA's technical director of high performance computing solutions, wants the federal government to pay more attention to startups.
A new bill looks to maintain the DHS designation of election systems as critical infrastructure while helping state officials access classified threat information.
Davita Vance-Cooks resigned as director of the Government Publishing Office and is moving to the private sector.
As agencies reimagine their networks, key security tools are showing the strain.
Federal agencies are embracing agile development, but new ways of thinking are needed to make it work at government scale.
A group of Democratic lawmakers heard from advocates for federal help in refreshing obsolete voting tech.
For the second time in 2017, the General Services Administration is requesting feedback on ways to reduce its reliance on a proprietary business entity identifier system it uses to track government contracts.
Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) isn’t sold on the Senate bill aimed at increasing disclosure requirements for political ads on digital platforms, and instead pushed for government and industry to work together.
A federal advisory committee offered tech and procedural suggestions to improve agency performance on meeting Freedom of Information Act requests.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, ranking member on the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, is asking for the chairman to press the White House on records management.
To truly transform federal IT, agencies will need more than just reallocated resources.
A bipartisan bill just introduced in the Senate would put the cash-strapped IRS on the hook for developing a way of conducting income checks for the financial industry.
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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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