Dockworkers, truckers and others must have government-issued credentials to access secure facilities, but a watchdog says the program for granting those credentials needs to be improved.
Greg Touhill, the first governmentwide CISO, will have a long task list and a short window of time as the Obama administration enters its last four months.
The Census Bureau may miss targets on a major IT modernization plan ahead of the 2020 population count, according to a GAO report.
Capitol Hill leaders plan to seek a temporary funding measure to keep the government open through Dec. 9, a move that will have consequences for the federal workforce.
Federal authorities have arrested two more alleged members of a hacker group that targeted senior U.S. intelligence and security officials and publicly posted personal information on FBI and DHS employees.
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.
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