An overarching inspector general for cybersecurity would attract top-notch talent, according to Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.).
New guidance from top IT and acquisition leadership is pushing the government to stop double-spending and overspending on software.
In a new report, GAO found that CIO assessments of projects on the IT dashboard downplayed risks two-thirds of the time.
Agency CIOs pushed back against their grades in the second Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act scorecard released by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is asking for information on the staffing and budget levels at the two agencies' Silicon Valley offices.
The Treasury Department plans to hire an associate CIO who can focus on IT infrastructure.
A pair of IT leaders on Capitol Hill are seeking a GAO probe of efforts to modernize the Department of Veterans Affairs homegrown health record system VistA.
The huge DHMSM electronic health records push could be in danger of delays, according to an inspector general report that looks at cybersecurity, training and legacy system interoperability.
The agency at the center of last summer's breach is officially looking for a new CIO.
The agency software inventories required under the draft category management policy will be treasure maps that lead to efficient, effective, streamlined buying and unprecedented savings.
The Senate Judiciary Committee is holding off on further action on the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, as members are divided on warrant standards for email intercepts.
A bill would elevate the Department of Health and Human Services CISO to be on a par with the CIO. Some in Congress think the move would eliminate a conflict of interest.
Multiple proposals are expected for the contract to run the Sandia National Laboratories starting in mid-2017.
More than a year after the massive hack, a senior lawmaker has determined that the OPM breach was not, in fact, detected by a small business doing a product demonstration.
The report is the latest in a series of scathing assessments of the Office of Personnel Management's IT practices from the agency's inspector general.
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