The IRS needs to implement more controls for IT contracts to meet federal requirements to protect agency systems and sensitive information.
Experts warn that past transitions have ignored the lessons learned by outgoing administrations, and the stakes are so high now that the Trump Administration needs to heed the advice of Obama's cyber officials.
What does a federal chief technology officer do? It depends.
On the campaign trail, Donald Trump promised to institute a federal hiring freeze and reduce the workforce through attrition. Here's how it might happen.
Alongside a presidential race that defied pundits' predictions, a few key players in the federal IT and oversight world won new terms in Congress.
The U.S. Postal Service does not know how many internet-facing hosts it has, lacks adequate firewall protections and is therefore vulnerable to unwanted network intrusions.
The government watchdog upheld the protest of a 2015 IT services contract, because the contracting agency failed to consider a conflict of interest and pricing problems.
Although Donald Trump argued it wasn't possible to review 650,000 emails in eight days, cyber forensics experts said it's quite common.
The Office of Management and Budget's Cyber and National Security Unit chief is leaving government service on Nov. 10.
FBI cautioned private industry that the immense DDOS attack that brought down internet services across a wide swath of the U.S. in October will persist.
No matter who wins the election, there are key opportunities to expand on current efforts to secure and defend federal networks and critical infrastructure.
The Obama administration has launched a central code resource for digital tool development as part of its open source software policy.
The directors of OMB and OPM sent a memo to federal agencies with three objectives for improving their hiring processes.
About 100,000 to 150,000 feds whose sensitive information was stolen in the OPM hack will have to re-enroll if they want to retain the compensatory identity protection coverage offered by OPM after Dec. 1.
Halvorsen says GAO's report criticizing the management and oversight of the Joint Information Environment initiative fails to understand the nature of the project.
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