The Modernizing Government Technology Act of 2016, a bill to authorize funds to replace legacy IT, passed the House on a voice vote.
Calls from Capitol Hill for "mutually assured destruction" over alleged Russian hacking are raising questions about whether cyber deterrence is even possible.
A new bill would force DHS to digitize all fingerprint records in the wake of an embarrassing oversight report.
Rep. Michael McCaul, chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, is calling for the White House to strongly condemn Russia's hack of election databases.
A House panel approved a new IT modernization bill that appears poised to pass, but key funding questions are left for appropriators.
Sen. Ted Cruz is leading an effort to stop a long-standing U.S. plan to cede control of an aspect of global internet architecture.
Sen. Mark Warner has requested an update on how agencies are implementing the Data Act since OMB and Treasury issued standards and implementation guidance earlier this year.
Interlocking database checks are a potent link in blocking potential terrorists from entering the U.S., DHS officials said at a Capitol Hill hearing.
The director of the National Security Agency and the undersecretary of Defense for intelligence told a Senate panel that encryption issues would continue to be handled on a case-by-case basis.
Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, wants the tax agency to pick up the pace on Einstein implementation.
Capitol Hill leaders plan to seek a temporary funding measure to keep the government open through Dec. 9, a move that will have consequences for the federal workforce.
Congressional leaders say the U.S. continues to face threats from the same old adversaries, but those threats are changing and so must America's intelligence structures.
The leaders of the Commission on Care are recommending that the Department of Veterans Affairs abandon its homegrown VistA software for a commercial product.
The cyber vendor on the ground when the OPM hack was first discovered has a powerful legislator backing his claims that the government owes him money.
The House oversight committee's Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) delivered an indictment of OPM's security and the protracted federal procurement process.
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