The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee asked GAO to scrutinize acquisition practices, the U.S. Digital Service's work priorities and the implementation of FITARA's CIO authorities.
The agency's top financial officer said shared services have helped the department achieve clean audits, and more of its component agencies will be making the switch in the next five years.
A group of companies that includes Google and PayPal told Congress it is hard to imagine that a proposed federal rule change does not violate the Fourth Amendment.
According to a new report, federal agencies that store critical data are not fully prepared for the ongoing uptick in attacks on IT systems.
Steve Kelman argues that government needs more leaders with experience in both areas.
A recent Supreme Court ruling covering the False Claims Act is going to change the way contractors do business with the federal government.
Palantir has escalated its long-standing opposition to the Army's handling of contracting for the Distributed Common Ground System by announcing its intent to sue.
An agency chartered to warehouse technical information wants another chance as a data hub for the Information Age.
GAO said the FBI should take a careful look at the privacy issues involved with facial recognition technology and the hundreds of millions of images the bureau can access.
After 16 months without a Senate-confirmed leader, the CIA has a nominee to head its Office of Inspector General.
The Merit Systems Protection Board is reassigning its long-serving CIO in the wake of a systems outage that continues to ripple through the agency.
Biometric identity data for a visa entry and exit system should boil down to fingerprints, says the chairman of a Senate immigration subcommittee.
A Kosovar named Ardit Ferizi stole the personally identifiable information of over 1,000 U.S. military and federal personnel, authorities said.
As law enforcement looks to tap advances in facial recognition, a government watchdog warns of the risks to privacy.
Federal CIO Tony Scott is again warning that the government faces a crisis of outmoded IT.
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