The Treasury Department is working on a Legal Entity Identifier system to link financial institutions, but officials say its government-wide adoption would require assurances of open, free and high-quality data available on a non-discriminatory basis.
Both chambers of Congress came to terms on some disputed spending deals, allowing votes to proceed on a continuing resolution to keep the government funded through Dec. 9.
Senate Democrats are pressing for funding for water cleanup in Flint, Mich. If no one blinks, another government shutdown could be in the offing.
After months of debate and deliberation, the Department of Homeland Security is putting the final touches on a revised plan that is designed to expand on Presidential Policy Directive 41.
A familiar scenario looms as Congress moves to pass a short-term funding bill before the fiscal year draws to a close.
Federal IT leaders who are reluctant to rely on managed services providers are missing out on one of the best investments they can make.
TRANSCOM has issued a new strategic document that outlines guiding principles for addressing cyber threats.
A short-term funding bill is expected by Sept. 30 to keep the federal government operating through early December, but after that the options get more complicated.
Despite concerns, Treasury Department officials said they are on schedule to publish agency spending data by the May 2017 deadline.
The Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity has completed its public hearings and turns to the tough task of agreeing on recommendations.
GAO report warns that OMB's unclear guidance on agile development is interfering with agencies' ability to report on the status of such projects.
A House panel approved a new IT modernization bill that appears poised to pass, but key funding questions are left for appropriators.
Steve Kelman has ideas for helping innovative firms clear the hurdles to doing business with the government.
The director of the National Security Agency and the undersecretary of Defense for intelligence told a Senate panel that encryption issues would continue to be handled on a case-by-case basis.
GSA's FedRAMP is a good starting point for cloud security, but experts say agencies must fine-tune their arrangements with vendors by using service-level agreements.
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