Phyllis Bailey, the CIO for the Army's Information Assurance Training, Education, and Awareness Division, received CompTIA's 2018 Excellence in Cybersecurity Award for driving DOD's information security certification requirements.
After running the operation for almost a year, the temporary head of the National Protection and Programs Directorate is set to be sworn in as the group's official director.
Longtime federal IT executive Karen Evans is returning to government to head the Department of Energy's new office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response.
The Protecting Americans Votes and Elections Act sponsored by six Senate Democrats looks to digital ballot uncertainty by requiring paper ballots for all federal elections.
Virginia Democrat Sen. Mark Warner proposed new cost transparency and processing goals to reform the federal security clearance process.
The U.S. government on Monday added to a growing list of organizations and individuals sanctioned and charged with assisting Russia in cyberattacks against the United States.
The Energy Department's new cybersecurity and emergency response unit aims to complement critical infrastructure efforts at DHS.
Census documents reveal the rising costs of the 2020 census -- and indicate that existing tech can be leveraged to obtain accurate citizenship data without adding a new question to the population survey.
The Senate released its text and report for the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act. Take a look at a few of the biggest cyber provisions that could make it through final passage.
A push on Capitol Hill looks to preempt a possible patchwork of data encryption policies varying from state to state.
After a personal intervention by President Trump, the Commerce Department rescinded export restrictions aimed at Chinese telecom manufacturer ZTE.
Telecom carriers and device manufacturers are telling the Federal Communications Commission that it may be overstepping its authority with a plan to police supply chain security.
The top engineer of the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program said that success is more dependent on people and processes than technology.
The Energy Department is looking to blunt attacks and close gaps in critical infrastructure.
Coast Guard Rear Adm. Doug Fears will take up a senior National Security Council post that includes being the top White House official on cybersecurity.
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CIOs should consider infrastructure improvements to make sure agencies get the most out of IT modernization.
IT security and HR shops must align their policies and activities to tackle the threat of data exfiltration.
Students drawn to digital government are bringing desperately needed skills (and enthusiasm) to agencies that are willing to engage, Steve Kelman writes.
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