Arizona senator says the U.S. still lacks a clear policy for deterring and defending against cyberattacks and vows to pressure the Trump administration to develop a comprehensive cyber strategy.
The new administration’s hiring freeze and plans to cut civilian agencies’ budgets worry federal employees, and have caught the attention of their unions.
A House panel approved legislation that would add new cybersecurity auditing and reporting duties to the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the White House science office.
There is only so much the military can do to protect the country in cyberspace, expert witnesses at a House hearing said, so Congress should invest more is supporting the private sector.
Federal agency officials are optimistic that efforts to optimize spending across government will continue, but some experts say deep agency cuts could short circuit some IT spending.
The chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee is looking to give leaders at VA new authority to fire employees across the organization.
Telecom attorney and Republican counsel for the House Energy and Commerce Committee Grace Koh is joining the White House National Economic Council as a senior adviser for cybersecurity and technology.
The Senate confirmed President Donald Trump’s nominee for Commerce Department secretary by a 72 to 27 vote Feb. 27, but the future of programs and positions Ross will oversee remains hazy.
As both a "resource and a liability," cyberspace will be a priority, Dan Coats tells the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence during his confirmation hearing for Director of National Intelligence.
DHS efforts to develop entry/exit systems that capture travelers’ biometric data are making progress, a GAO report finds, but full implementation is far from simple.
The new $7.5 billion SETI acquisition program aims to rapidly contract innovative technologies and solutions across the Defense Department.
Oversight has its place, Steve Kelman writes, but the IG reports focused on 18F almost seem hostile to innovation.
The Department of Commerce is behind on its Data Act preparations and risks missing a key May deadline, the agency watchdog warned.
More standoffs are likely, experts warn, and the only certainty is that the regular rules are unlikely to apply.
If you want a bellwether for IT spending across federal civilian agencies, a good starting point just might be the Department of Health and Human Services.
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