News and notes from around the federal IT community.
House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz is focusing his scrutiny on a giant modernization project which, according to OPM's inspector general, lacks funding and good management.
The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International said its study of FAA exemptions shows "a commercial market waiting to be unleashed."
Steve Kelman considers what needs to happen to improve IT acquisition — and how likely we are to see it.
Eastern Foundry works to train the leaders of new companies and help them connect with federal agencies, but it's an often rocky road.
The follow-on to the cyber sprint that came after the OPM hack might mandate that, by the end of fiscal 2016, all agencies use Internet service providers signed onto Einstein 3A.
Congress is back, but will it matter? Just look at the obstacles looming over agency budgets.
DNI James Clapper told lawmakers that absent a clear U.S. cyber deterrence policy, hacks of the magnitude of the OPM intrusion will continue.
When you add up credit monitoring costs and cybersecurity spending, fallout from the OPM breach could potentially rocket past $1 billion. How much will be well spent? And what unknown costs are lurking?
GSA is reviewing the two-year minimum corporate experience requirement for its Schedule 70 IT GWAC.
An oversight report reveals conflicting visions of testing IRS systems that generate tax information under the 2010 health care law.
The announcement is part of broader efforts to implement the president's February executive order and make better information sharing a reality.
A policy memo puts new boundaries on federal law enforcement's use of cell-site interceptors or IMSI catchers.
The Defense Department CIO wants the private sector’s help in making it more costly for hackers to do harm -- and cheaper for the Pentagon to stop them.
DOD acquisition chief Frank Kendall sees a wide gap "between our national security needs and how we meet those needs."
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