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.
A willingness to play a small part in bigger projects is the way to win over future-thinking government IT executives.
The federal government's cloud authorizing program is getting set to approve services for high-impact applications and data.
Despite the talent at NSA and U.S. Cyber Command, there is a mismatch between Chinese and U.S. investments in cyberspace, said House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry.
Slackbots offer a new way for agencies to guide employees' workplace conversations, but there are limits to bots' ability to save people from uncomfortable confrontations.
Lawmakers heard from skeptical industry experts on the export control policy and process of implementing the 2013 amendments to the Wassenaar Arrangement.
The wheels are in motion for the next handoff of presidential power in 2017, and while government has plenty to do, outside partnerships are forming a key part of the "let's not mess this transition up" coalition.
President Obama's final State of the Union address was light on tech, and was his first in many years not to directly address cybersecurity.
The Obama administration's long-anticipated cyber deterrence plan doesn't feature enough offense for Sen. John McCain.
A spending bill provision expands CIO budget authority to independent agencies, but whether or how agencies will actually change their operations is an open question.
The Veterans Benefits Management System has improved responses to compensation claims, but government watchdogs are questioning the VA's claims of improvement, as well as overall agency management.
Firms could face friendly fire under the False Claims Act.
Ineffective data gathering and sharing between ICE and USCIS aid human traffickers, an IG report says.
The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform plans to mark up new legislation on IT security, personnel and contracting.
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