Former DHS managers say John Kelly is a solid choice to lead the agency, but he faces some of the same old challenges -- and could encounter some steep learning curves.
As federal CIOs make the shift from managing infrastructure to managing applications, they also need to change their mindset about procurement.
OMB and GSA have spent the last year bringing structure to agencies' back-office system needs. Now they have to keep it moving for the next administration.
The ranking member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and others in Congress including one top Republican want to air allegations of Russian cyber interference in the U.S. elections. President-elect Trump has dismissed the assertions by U.S. spies as politically motivated.
Federal cybersecurity officials are incorporating advice from the industry advisory group NSTAC into incident response policy.
The president-elect has selected another retired Marine general for his cabinet -- John F. Kelly to head the Department of Homeland Security.
In order to advance policy priorities, the next administration will have to navigate a government that is both reliant on and slowed by legacy IT. Exactly how remains an open question.
The agency says Adobe’s electronic signature solutions and other tools will help agencies manage a broad list of federal security requirements.
Twelve of the 24 CFO Act agencies governed by FITARA improved their grades on the latest scorecard.
The ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee says one of the remaining imperatives for the President Obama is to develop a cyber deterrence strategy and pass it forward to the Trump Administration along with a host of other cyber challenges.
Beyond the top-level cabinet positions, President-elect Donald Trump will have as many as 9,000 appointments to make across the government, according to data from the just-released Plum Book of federal jobs.
The president-elect's selection for secretary of defense is well known for his sometimes off-color comments on warfare and threats to the U.S., but James Mattis is largely a blank slate when it comes to cyber.
The Congressional Budget Office estimates that implementation of the Modernizing Government Technology Act will cost $9 billion over five years.
Steve Kelman notes that acquisition issues have surfaced twice already for the next administration.
Rep. Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) will replace outgoing Congressman Jeff Miller of Florida as chairman of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs.
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