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The Defense Department wants to make contractors' cyber maturity a more important consideration before contracts are awarded.
The federal government's top IT security chief and canvassed industry for feedback on how to shape new rules of the road for federal acquisition and procurement.
The Air Force is trying to improve training and talent retention by adding seven new competitive career categories for officers that will include cyber, intelligence and space.
An attempt to crack a password that gave access to classified information is at the heart of criminal charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
Navy Secretary Richard Spencer says adding a new assistant secretary for cybersecurity and tightening contractors' security practices are top priorities for 2020.
As the Department of Homeland Security scrambles following the abrupt departures of Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and number of top officials, the newly formed Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency could get caught up in the chaos.
The National Guard wants to increase cybersecurity capacity by attracting exiting servicemembers and full-time private-sector professionals.
The administration's proposed steep budget cuts to a governmental research and innovation arm for artificial intelligence, quantum science and cybersecurity advancement generated concerns among lawmakers on both sides of the aisle.
The Justice Department wants a couple of million for a new powerful effort to extend data protections beyond its in-house networks.
A DHS official told Congress the department is getting closer to classifying and coding its cybersecurity workforce, but did not provide a timeline for completion.
The Office of Personnel Management has issued its final rule to give agencies the authority to more easily hire for IT and cyber positions.
The Air Force plans to roll out new workforce categories for cyber this summer, according to Secretary Heather Wilson.
Data used by the FBI's Cyber Division to advise victims of cyber intrusions is unreliable, according to a Justice Department audit.
Tech supporting the 2020 census has performed well in testing, officials said at a Census Day event, but will it scale?
A panel of industry experts told Congress about the widespread ignorance many defense contractors have about the cybersecurity integrity of their own supply chains.
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Agencies can increase access to commercial innovation and reduce program risk by ensuring that their modernization strategies encourage a broad spectrum of companies to compete.
In three short years, Steve Kelman notes, the Coding it Forward fellowship program has become part of the fabric of federal IT.
Right now responsibility for IT acquisition and cybersecurity policy sprawls over multiple federal departments, with no single accountable leader at the top. Is that a good idea?
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