The Treasury Department plans to hire an associate CIO who can focus on IT infrastructure.
A pair of IT leaders on Capitol Hill are seeking a GAO probe of efforts to modernize the Department of Veterans Affairs homegrown health record system VistA.
The huge DHMSM electronic health records push could be in danger of delays, according to an inspector general report that looks at cybersecurity, training and legacy system interoperability.
The agency at the center of last summer's breach is officially looking for a new CIO.
The agency software inventories required under the draft category management policy will be treasure maps that lead to efficient, effective, streamlined buying and unprecedented savings.
The Senate Judiciary Committee is holding off on further action on the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, as members are divided on warrant standards for email intercepts.
A bill would elevate the Department of Health and Human Services CISO to be on a par with the CIO. Some in Congress think the move would eliminate a conflict of interest.
Multiple proposals are expected for the contract to run the Sandia National Laboratories starting in mid-2017.
More than a year after the massive hack, a senior lawmaker has determined that the OPM breach was not, in fact, detected by a small business doing a product demonstration.
The report is the latest in a series of scathing assessments of the Office of Personnel Management's IT practices from the agency's inspector general.
The agency charged with maintaining some of the nation's most sensitive information is vulnerable because of its antiquated IT, and lawmakers say its leaders are downplaying the danger and sidestepping their inspector general.
Federal chief human capital officers are keeping their noses to the grindstone -- and trying to keep their employees doing the same -- in preparation for the impending presidential transition.
A proposed new Federal Acquisitions Regulation rule would require federal suppliers to supply yearly greenhouse gas emissions data.
The State Department is pushing a regime of global cyber norms, and lawmakers want to know how high-profile hacks affect the effort.
As experts warned of the "dire" threats posed by outdated federal technology, lawmakers grilled top feds, debated workforce issues and inched closer to backing a $3.1 billion fix-it fund.
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