In a last-minute executive order, President Obama institutes structural reforms to the security clearance process designed to create a more unified system across government agencies.
Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz wants the Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general to look more deeply into reports of unauthorized scans of Georgia's network firewall.
Frank Kendall, the outgoing and possibly last undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, says congressional attempts to reform acquisition do more harm than good.
To close the innovation gap between the public and private sector, governments must become applied learning systems that constantly adapt to change.
The office of the inspector general for the Department of Veterans Affairs is looking to hire a deputy assistant IG for its management and administration division who will also have CIO responsibilities.
One of the General Services Administration's key category management efforts, the acquisition gateway, saw thousands visitors with IT contracts on their minds.
President-elect Donald Trump named Reed Cordish as assistant to the president for intragovernmental and technology initiatives.
The Department of Homeland Security hasn't been authorized by Congress since it was created in 2002, but a move to change that is gaining momentum in the House.
Steve Kelman suggests the president-elect's brash communication style could prove effective in office as well.
While most CFO Act agencies expect to hit the May deadline of the DATA Act, some agencies will need to change their accounting practices and upgrade their systems.
With the pre-award protests all resolved in GSA's favor, is the $50 billion IT services contract now bulletproof?
The Senate panel reviewing the nomination of James Mattis, a retired Marine general, to head the Defense Department focused on strategic threats and agency priorities, including Russia, nuclear modernization, the Pentagon budget and to a small extent, cyber.
Terry Halvorsen is stepping down as DOD CIO at the end of February. He says the department must push ahead with cyber and IT reforms with an emphasis on developing greater agility.
President-elect Donald Trump named former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani to head a White House committee tasked with tackling cybersecurity challenges.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work will stay on briefly as the senior Pentagon civilian to assist the incoming Trump administration, and officials say it will be business as usual at DOD until new appointees say otherwise.
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