A degree in IT or administration can help, but top CIOs have degrees in everything from religious studies to zoology.
Executive order marks the president's 13th expansion of benefits and protections for the contractor workforce.
Massive open online courses can offer specialized IT instruction on a flexible schedule and on the cheap. That may not always mesh with government's preference for structure and certification, however.
A letter from the industry association reiterates questions about cost and structure for critical telecom contract.
At a Senate field hearing, the message was that tomorrow's talent needs nurturing -- and more scholarship cash -- if America is going to reverse its shortage of cybersecurity professionals.
A new IG report concludes that bad data and poor system controls are compounding the backlog problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The federal government craves more cybersecurity professionals. These six schools are helping meet that demand.
DOD acquisition chief Frank Kendall sees a wide gap "between our national security needs and how we meet those needs."
The Office of Personnel Management and the Pentagon have awarded a $133 million contract to Identity Theft Guard Solutions LLC for identity theft protection for the millions hit by the OPM breach.
Josh Miller pointed to online petitions and Twitter engagement as examples of "amazing" government-citizen interaction, and promised more to come.
Remote access of data is a beautiful and dangerous thing. When it comes to cloud and mobile, feds could take a breather and collect strategies instead of rushing headlong into the year-end spend-a-palooza.
A State Department IT worker stumbled on Hillary Clinton's private email address in 2010, and wrote a note to Clinton about a possible glitch.
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
Feds have blown past the August deadlines for OPM breach notifications they now say they “never intended” to meet.
A 10-year, $108 million deal with CSC Government Solutions will also include Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and other cloud providers.
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