Lawmakers voiced their frustration over the creation and funding of the National Background Investigations Bureau.
The Government Accountability Office warned that mismanagement has led to blown deadlines and wasted money in a Homeland Security effort to unify its human resources IT.
Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) is blocking Beth Cobert's nomination to lead the Office of Personnel Management because of unanswered questions about how Congress is covered by the Affordable Care Act.
The Pentagon should focus on fielding emerging technologies more quickly, Stephen Welby, a top defense acquisition official, told a House Armed Services subcommittee.
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson sought to convince lawmakers about the need for more investment in cybersecurity.
The Virginia Democrat looking to give federal employees an almost 4 percent base pay bump, plus a hike in locality pay.
OMB Director Shaun Donovan urged Congress to fund administration plans for modernizing federal IT and improving cybersecurity.
With government efficiencies a priority and Congress looking for ideas that could avoid partisan gridlock, shared services legislation could have a window.
In a letter to the FBI director, Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) argued that forcing Apple to unlock the San Bernardino shooter's phone could have adverse Internet security consequences.
Departing OPM CIO Donna Seymour had been under intense pressure to deliver on crucial IT projects in the wake of the hack of OPM that exposed the personal data of at least 22 million Americans.
Danny Harris will leave his job as CIO of the Department of Education after 32 years of federal service.
Republican presidential candidates put IT security front and center in a town hall event in the wake of a court order to Apple to help unlock a suspected terrorist's iPhone.
The keys to the law's success are identifying and mitigating the risks to its implementation, especially in light of the upcoming presidential transition.
Users might be daredevils or they might not fully understand their cybersecurity risks, said the man in charge of protecting U.S. senators' networks. Either way, CISOs have to work with what they've got.
The VA's tech budget request includes a big increase for cyber, as well as money for shared services and health record interoperability.
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