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The head of the Election Assistance Commission told lawmakers that it needs more money and people to play its part in defending U.S. elections against cybersecurity risks.
A new award will attempt to refashion the dashboard to better incorporate emerging technologies and make better use of the "treasure trove" of data created through CDM.
Perspecta, the vendor hired to prototype a new background check system for the Department of Defense, is getting a follow-on to its initial sole-source agreement.
There is concern in some quarters that the bureaucratic process outlined by the Election Assistance Commission may prevent voting machine standards from keeping up with the times.
Three years after the 2016 election, major political parties in the U.S. are still displaying some sloppy digital security practices, according to a report from Security Scorecard.
The White House is proposing legislation for a dramatic overhaul of human resources inside government and wants $50 million to execute the plan.
Work by the ICT Supply Chain Task Force will feed into new Commerce Department regulations on foreign-directed threats to the U.S. telecommunications infrastructure.
The once-obscure Election Assistance Commission, now at the center of several key election security debates, has powerful supporters in Congress as it seeks to increase funding.
The Trump administration plans this week to propose legislation to merge the Office of Personnel Management into the General Services Administration.
New legislation would make it harder to sell certain technology products to China or Chinese-owned businesses, but it's not clear whether it would cut down on economic espionage.
Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson announced delays to plans for new career categories and promotion paths, including in cybersecurity.
Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) wants info on whether the penetration of an American voting tech firm referenced in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report is related to a 2016 election day breakdown of e-poll book systems in North Carolina.
The Defense Department is working with congressional constraints on information it can share with defense industrial base regarding restricted vendors.
The new cyber workforce executive order looks to make it easier for employees to take on cybersecurity roles within government, but agency IT officials point out the measure has its limitations.
Congress wants DOD to onboard more cyber warriors, but they're hard to keep around.
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A new fellowship program for young government cyber hires promises college loan repayment for participants, but the incentives don't reward long government service.
Despite bountiful evidence of wasteful IT spending, Congress has yet to get serious about retiring the nation's antiquated IT.
The co-founders of Coding it Forward weigh in on the talent-recruitment efforts in civic tech.
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