An Inspector General audit identified three IT controls deficiencies within the Transportation Security Administration, which potentially compromise the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the agency’s financial and operational data.
One challenge the Joint Service Provider has faced is simply getting IT personnel from across the National Capitol Region in the same place.
New government-wide acquisition vehicle would cover “all cloud computing services and cloud computing service-based solutions.”
Two prominent senators had asked the departments of Justice and Homeland Security about the spread of ransomware, which encrypts a computer user’s data until hackers are paid off, usually in the form of a difficult-to-trace crypto-currency.
Consolidating data centers to save money has been a signature initiative of Defense Department CIO Terry Halvorsen, but the DOD inspector general says the department is lagging.
The White House is preparing to send Congress more details on its plan for a revolving $3.1 billion IT modernization fund after the House Budget Committee failed to include the measure in the 2017 budget resolution.
Ethics violations could await agency leaders who see the movie on a vendor's dime.
The Defense Department has released 1,336 pages of messages and attachments associated with Secretary Ash Carter's personal email account, some of which shed light on his management style and private-sector outreach.
The nonpartisan Capitol Hill watchdog greeted the sixth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act with a bracing dose of oversight about the security weaknesses of HealthCare.Gov.
From patching to passwords, the Government Accountability Office is troubled by persistent shortcomings with the data security posture at IRS.
Steve Kelman looks at the potential -- and limitations -- of the "social intranet."
Officials hope Encore III can vault the Pentagon into a new era of secure and interoperable IT use.
A deal between the General Services Administration and the Peace Corps to provide cloud email might have run afoul of funding laws, according to GSA's inspector general.
NIST's Computer Security Division wants to hire 15 cryptographers over the next five years to tackle emerging areas such as quantum and lightweight cryptography.
A senior Senate staffer says that Congress is unlikely to move on significant legislation to mandate law enforcement access to encrypted communications.
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