The U.S. and the international community have yet to agree to standard definitions of cyber attacks and cyber-enabled economic warfare, and that's hindering effective policy responses to attacks, according to a new report.
The National Industrial Security Policy Operating Manual is a solid start, but agencies and contractors can't approach this as a compliance exercise.
A combination of tech companies and civil liberties groups oppose DHS Secretary John Kelly's suggestion that border officials could collect social media passwords as a condition for entry.
A group of state officials formally opposed the DHS critical infrastructure designation for election systems and want it rescinded.
Steve Kelman checks in on some of his favorite examples of shaking up the government status quo.
DHS picks sites in Arizona, California and Texas to begin building a planned border wall, and also moves to hire thousands of new border agents.
Despite cybersecurity policy advances, former DHS officials say the private sector should not expect much help from the government with hacks and breaches.
How to balance cybersecurity threats and demographic trends in the federal workforce.
Some early signs suggest that the implementation of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act could become a policy priority in the Trump administration.
The current effort to integrate DOD systems with the Cerner electronic health record represents a new direction in Pentagon IT culture and practice, according to CIO Terry Halvorsen.
DOD innovation programs are pushing ahead and industry show no signs of hesitation despite uncertainty around key leadership positions in the Pentagon.
SaaS applications are changing the way agencies work - but new security approaches are needed when you no longer have a perimeter to protect.
The move to a new $50 billion federal telecommunications contract should support transition to new IT services, official say.
The government desperately needs younger talent to replace an aging workforce, and experts say that a freeze on hiring doesn't help.
The Department of Veterans Affairs will test an internally developed scheduling module at primary care sites nationwide to see if it's ready to service the entire agency.
Save the date for 28th annual Federal 100 Awards Gala.
March 30, 2017
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