• Homeland Security
    DHS logo

    Trump taps hedge fund CISO to lead IT at DHS

    Richard Staropoli, who leads IT security at a New York-based hedge fund, will serve as the top tech official at the Department of Homeland Security. 04/28/2017

  • Health IT
    Tom Price - HHS - senate confirmation

    Price: Docs aren't 'data-entry clerks'

    The nation's top health official wants to reduce the burden he says health IT regulation puts on practitioners. 04/27/2017

  • Cybersecurity
    Director of National Intelligence James Clapper (Photo by Michael Bonfigli, Christian Science Monitor)

    Clapper: Russia, nonstate actors emboldened in digital world

    Russia has been emboldened by its successful intervention in the 2016 election, and nonstate actors, such as WikiLeaks, are a growing threat in the digital space, said former director of national intelligence James Clapper during a ranging public appearance. 04/26/2017

  • Randolph P. "Tex" Alles Secret Service chief April 2017

    Border official tapped to head Secret Service

    President Donald Trump announced the appointment of Maj. Gen. Randolph "Tex" Alles, a veteran Marine and border control official, to serve as the new director of the Secret Service. 04/25/2017

  • Cybersecurity
    Rob Joyce NSA/WH

    White House links innovation and cybersecurity

    As the White House finalizes its cyber executive order, there are growing questions over how much the NSC will be driving cybersecurity and how much will be led by Jared Kushner's new innovation office. 04/24/2017

  • Data
    Former Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer Editorial credit: imagemaker / Shutterstock.com

    Former Microsoft chief launches government data site

    Steve Ballmer's $10 million government data site offers scope and scale, but transparency advocates warn that it's not a management tool. 04/18/2017

  • Homeland Security
    John Kelly -DHS official photo

    DHS Secretary cryptic on cyber

    In his first public speech as Secretary of Homeland Security, John Kelly said government networks are constantly being bombarded, but he offered few details on any new cyber policies or initiatives. 04/18/2017

  • Defense Department CIO Terry Halvorsen (Photo: Michael Bonfigli)

    Terry Halvorsen joins Samsung

    The former DOD CIO is taking a senior role with the Korean electronics manufacturer. 04/17/2017

  • Defense
    Mark Green, source Tenn. State Senate website

    Trump announces new pick for Army secretary

    More than two months after his first candidate withdrew from consideration, President Trump has nominated a former Army physician for the post. 04/10/2017

  • Kay Kapoor

    AT&T aligns public sector under Kapoor

    AT&T combines previously separated groups, as well as its new FirstNet partnership duties, under longtime federal head Kay Kapoor. 04/03/2017

  • Cybersecurity
    Gregory Touhill

    Think like a hacker, says former CISO

    Greg Touhill contends that clarity, hacker brains and services consolidation are keys to more secure federal networks and data. 03/31/2017

  • 2017 President's Award Winner
    Lesley Field

    Lesley Field: 'Take whatever priorities come our way and make them work'

    The deputy administrator of the OFPP discusses the importance of continuity and career employees’ critical role. 03/31/2017

  • 2017 Industry Eagle Winner
    David Moskovitz (Photo: Zaid Hamid)

    David Moskovitz: Collaborator-in-chief

    Accenture Federal Services' chief executive believes his teams must “earn the right to innovate with our client.” 03/30/2017

  • 2016 Government Eagle Winner
    David Powner (Photo: AP)

    Dave Powner: Oversight that's on your side

    GAO's director of IT management issues is a tough critic, but one who's top concern is finding ways to fix the problems. 03/30/2017

  • People
    Fed 100 logo

    The 2017 Federal 100

    The women and men who make up this year's Fed 100 are proof positive of what one person can make possibile in federal IT. Read on to learn more about each and every winner's accomplishments. 03/30/2017

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