A Government Accountability Office audit found flaws in the Einstein intrusion-detection system, but White House cybersecurity coordinator Michael Daniel defended the program.
According to contracting documents, the Labor Department needs Accenture to maintain its cyber defenses in the midst of the ongoing governmentwide cybersecurity sprint.
The tax agency has struggled with scandals and legacy tech, and blamed data leaks and abysmal customer service on funding cuts, but Republicans don't seem to think the IRS can fix its problems with money.
Steve Kelman gets Deidre Lee's take on the challenges agencies face.
Defense officials are seeking $172 million for the department-wide "firewall on steroids" -- up from the $84 million enacted for the program in fiscal 2016.
A former HP executive is set to lead the IT category as one of 10 category managers being named under OMB's acquisition plans.
The White House's proposed $3.1 billion fund to modernize federal IT would reside at GSA, but the agency's Schedule 70 director said the fund won't hurt the government's go-to source for IT acquisition.
The Defense Department fiscal 2017 budget request for cyberspace operations is $6.7 billion, a roughly 16 percent increase from fiscal 2016 enacted level.
Executive orders creating an interagency privacy council and a national commission on cybersecurity kick off President Barack Obama's final year of cyber policymaking.
A Senate bill would require the Office of Management and Budget to ensure that every executive agency develops a comprehensive software licensing policy.
The president put the federal government's portfolio of aging IT systems front and center in his final budget request to Congress.
The Obama administration's proposed Cybersecurity National Action Plan for FY2017 includes $3.1B for IT modernization and a new federal chief information security officer.
OMB's privacy adviser hopes to advance on a number of documents, guidance and councils to bolster privacy efforts before a new administration takes office.
After 15 years at the Professional Services Council, Stan Soloway is striking out on his own.
Contractors will need to think creatively if they want to win the $415 million Census communications contract due to be awarded this summer.
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