The agency charged with maintaining some of the nation's most sensitive information is vulnerable because of its antiquated IT, and lawmakers say its leaders are downplaying the danger and sidestepping their inspector general.
The State Department is pushing a regime of global cyber norms, and lawmakers want to know how high-profile hacks affect the effort.
As experts warned of the "dire" threats posed by outdated federal technology, lawmakers grilled top feds, debated workforce issues and inched closer to backing a $3.1 billion fix-it fund.
DHS cybersecurity directorate funding edges north of $1.8 billion, as federal cyber risks gain traction as a policy priority.
Congress has "fundamentally surrendered" the public's expectations of privacy in their legislative approach to cybersecurity, according to a prominent U.S. senator.
Agencies have spent almost $23 billion on legacy IT over the past three years, according to reports to Congress. Is a revolving fund the answer?
How the two chambers' bills get reconciled could have key implications for U.S. cyber policies.
In a "dear colleague" letter, Capitol Hill's leading computer geeks tell members of Congress how to protect themselves online.
The Justice Department says greater authority is necessary to pursue anonymous criminals, but some senators oppose what they say is an encroachment on Americans' digital rights.
Two Democrats with oversight responsibilities are asking OPM for specifics about its transition and reorganization plans for a new bureau formed to handle background checks.
Hackers are stealing millions by cracking weak links in SWIFT's interbank money transfer system, and Sen. Tom Carper wants to know what the Fed and others are doing about it.
The bipartisan measure, which failed last year, would create a new criminal offense for selling or providing access to botnets.
In the second round of FITARA grades, many agencies improved but none managed to get top IT management marks.
A panel of technology industry leaders and veterans shared ideas with legislators on how to connect veterans with jobs in the private sector.
As the timeline shortens, House overseers are demanding that the CIO-less Census Bureau prove it is on track to get the technology and leadership ready for the 2020 headcount.
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