Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald touted IT achievements in 2015 and laid out 12 priorities for 2016 in an appearance before the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.
Lawmakers grilled officials on the slow pace of progress in setting up a system to gather details on foreign visitors when they leave the U.S.
The mandated dive into government data is revealing surprising value to agencies, but it comes with rigorous reporting that runs deeper than a typical audit.
A new center to support the presidential transition officially launched Jan. 20, a year ahead of the next inauguration.
The new governmentwide Salesforce deal paves the way for other software platform acquisition efforts.
Lawmakers plan legislation to create an encryption commission to make recommendations on how companies and law enforcement can work together.
Steve Kelman points to GSA's CALC tool as an example of what smart collaboration can accomplish.
A 2015 GAO audit of the Federal Protective Services and the General Services Administration finds both agencies should collaborate more in matters of building security.
A new nonpartisan Congressional Cybersecurity Lab at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars aims to teach congressional staffers about cybersecurity.
Watchdogs often put a price tag on failed IT projects, but what about successes? CIOs say it's tough to communicate the value of an IT project gone right.
The NSA released a required report on surveillance transparency, but many questions remain unanswered about how the spy agency is querying vast troves of telephonic metadata.
NASA, USDA's inspector general and VA are seeking to fill senior IT positions, adding to the growing list of IT job openings in government.
Six steps human capital officers can take to improve performance at agencies.
The key to successfully navigating a security breach is to develop a three-pronged, comprehensive incident response process ahead of time.
Legislation to establish a commission on encryption and other security issues "is going to happen," said Col. Andrea Thompson, a national security adviser to the House Homeland Security Committee.
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