News and notes from around the federal IT community.
The North Carolina senator made CISA the focus of the Republican Party's weekly radio address.
Plenty, according to a recent survey of Senior Executive Service leaders, who are worried about congressional efforts to make them at-will employees.
Agencies can simplify the process of responding to Freedom of Information Act requests with a little training on new technology tools.
Top White House cybersecurity adviser Michael Daniel wants all options on table for responding to cyber attacks.
Draft "overlay" would give agencies and cloud service providers a new path to secure cloud connections.
As the comment period ends for GSA's Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract vehicle, it begins for the Alliant 2 GWAC. Industry experts say there are some interesting contrasts.
The director of the FBI wants Congress to dispense with unbreakable encryption on smartphones.
The fiscal 2016 budget request for DARPA is about $3 billion, but Arati Prabhakar says research would suffer if automatic cuts resume.
For two decades, Eagle award winner Rep. Gerry Connolly has focused on IT, agency employees and the companies that partner with government.
Under current law, agencies have no incentives to make more efficient use of their spectrum, curtail operations or share with other agencies.
The Navy's Innovation Cell is designed to speed up a lumbering acquisition system by getting vendors involved earlier in the process.
The interim policy is aimed at speeding up authorizations for commercial UAS operators.
House Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry, who championed defense acquisition reform before it was cool, said he has compiled more than 1,000 suggested changes.
Steve Kelman applauds the attempt to gather real feedback on the acquisition process, but notes that surveys alone are not enough.
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