In a Feb. 5 op-ed, the Senate Armed Services Committee chairman called industry executives' objections to weakening encryption "ideologically motivated and profit-driven, though not without merit."
Two senators are calling for more funding flexibility for the Pentagon's electronic warfare programs.
After a reported hardware failure crippled key tax systems, the IRS got the systems back online in a little more than 24 hours.
Members of Congress are looking to DHS for a more complete regime of social media background checks on Syrian refugees looking to enter the U.S.
An IG review found that email messages containing classified information were sent to Colin Powell's personal account and to the personal accounts of Condoleezza Rice's immediate staff, according to Rep. Elijah Cummings.
Lawmakers rejected efforts by open data advocates to amend a financial reporting bill to retain regulatory requirements to file company data in machine-readable form.
On the cusp of tax season, unexplained tech troubles forced the IRS to suspend several key digital operations.
Acting OPM Director Beth Cobert said she is committed to working with Congress on modernizing IT, but lawmakers raised concerns about the agency's apparent inability to turn over requested documents.
Demand for more documents on the 2015 data breach comes on the eve of the acting director's confirmation hearing.
A framework governing the transfer of European citizens' data into systems owned by U.S. companies includes more consequences for U.S. firms that don't play by the new privacy rules.
Released for a year of beta testing, GovInfo aims to provide a user-centered portal for accessing federal publications online.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced the CONNECT for Health Act to increase access to telehealth services and reduce costs.
The Education Department's long-serving CIO came under fire from members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee for past allegations of misconduct and potential conflicts of interest.
The House panel in charge of FirstNet oversight did a reality check on the project, with some lawmakers concerned about security and state participation in the nationwide public safety communications network.
Lawmakers are looking for details about warnings that the Education Department's systems are ripe for a devastating hack.
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