People and aging IT are enduring security risks -- but efforts are underway to better address both at federal agencies.
Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Texas), chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, has introduced an acquisition reform bill that focuses on protecting companies’ intellectual property rights when they work with the Defense Department.
The personnel agency asked lawmakers to approve funding for cybersecurity work and an IT modernization process that will take years.
The post-CISA privacy regime is here. Will it satisfy critics?
The National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee at DHS wants the new federal chief information security officer to drive policy and have real visibility across agencies.
The tech industry welcomes more open-source software in the federal government, but with a few caveats.
The cloud services vetting office wants to open its process to the public via a dashboard built under 18F's agile blanket purchase agreement.
Teams of techies will bring new acquisition models to seven agencies as part of the Digital Acquisitions Pilot.
The FCC circulated a new proposal March 10 that outlines Commissioner Tom Wheeler's plan to address what information Internet Service Providers can collect and share about their customers.
The advice in a 15-year-old Government Accountability Office report is remarkably relevant to the CIO's role in the FITARA era.
The planned nationwide, wireless broadband public safety network still has November as a contract award date target.
Federal CIO Tony Scott is pushing out a plan to allow custom code developed by or for the government to be shared across agencies, and in some cases released to the public.
"We increasingly need to reach out to commercial companies," many of which are unfamiliar with federal acquisition regulations, said Jennifer Walsmith, NSA's senior acquisition executive.
Great work has been done on the General Services Administration's Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract, but the hard work has barely begun.
DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson hopes to build his legacy by shoring up the cyber workforce and driving management reforms.
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