Congressional leaders say the U.S. continues to face threats from the same old adversaries, but those threats are changing and so must America's intelligence structures.
The long-planned reorganization and upgrade of DHS' primary cybersecurity office should be a top priority for the next Congress, the DHS secretary said.
The leaders of the Commission on Care are recommending that the Department of Veterans Affairs abandon its homegrown VistA software for a commercial product.
The cyber vendor on the ground when the OPM hack was first discovered has a powerful legislator backing his claims that the government owes him money.
The House oversight committee's Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) delivered an indictment of OPM's security and the protracted federal procurement process.
Steve Kelman shares a longtime executive's less-than-rosy report on federal IT.
The hacker credited with exposing Hillary Clinton's private email server was sentenced on hacking and identity theft charges.
The Office of Management and Budget is looking for a specialist to support IT category management efforts.
The Performance.gov website needs greater transparency and long-term plan to improve, according to a government watchdog.
Two Democratic lawmakers have asked OPM for a progress report on the planned National Background Investigations Bureau.
The MEGABYTE Act enshrines key Obama administration IT initiatives into law and promises to save at least $2 billion a year on software spending -- assuming implementation goes according to plan.
Top-ranking members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee are asking about the status of an automated system to check on the tax debt of security clearance applicants.
The government lacks the workforce to handle the exponential growth of information and information assets.
Ray Letteer, chief of the Marine Corps' Cybersecurity Division, advocates faster adoption of the government's Risk Management Framework.
President Obama's Facebook, Twitter and Instagram posts will follow the exiting leader out of the Oval Office, leaving a blank slate for his successor.
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