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.
A new report from the Partnership for Public Service wants the next administration to treat government as an integrated enterprise and tap the existing talent pool.
Government technology purchasers using GSA's Schedule 70 have new options for acquiring cybersecurity services.
Greg Touhill, the first governmentwide CISO, will have a long task list and a short window of time as the Obama administration enters its last four months.
Federal chief privacy officers are charged with ensuring that agencies store data legally and safely, but some are concerned that their policy guidelines are outmoded.
Capitol Hill leaders plan to seek a temporary funding measure to keep the government open through Dec. 9, a move that will have consequences for the federal workforce.
The long-planned reorganization and upgrade of DHS' primary cybersecurity office should be a top priority for the next Congress, the DHS secretary said.
Although ODNI Director James Clapper said the intelligence community's acquisition practices are pretty sound, an advisory council lists some areas to work on.
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