The 2017 National Defense Authorization Act splits the undersecretary of acquisition, technology and logistics position into two new undersecretary roles -- one focused on acquisition, the other on innovation. What does that mean for the future of defense tech?
Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor who stole and leaked sensitive documents was a disgruntled employee and liar who is in league with Russian intelligence, says a newly declassified House Intelligence Committee report.
The use of A-76 competitions to let private contractors bid on some work done by federal employees could be set for a resurgence.
With the construction of the DHS headquarters project only two-thirds funded, Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee minority leader urges Congress not to leave it hanging.
A congressional working group studying encryption has concluded that strong encryption is in the national interest, but needs of law enforcement must be accommodated.
Technology used by law enforcement agencies to track the location of a cell phone needs to be better regulated, a House report concluded.
President-elect Donald Trump's pick to lead the Office of Management and Budget doesn't have a long record on IT issues, but he's shown an interest in outsourcing to the private sector and trimming the federal workforce by attrition.
At the close of his administration, President Obama signed into law a measure that specifies access for inspectors general to agency information.
IT modernization funding efforts will be back, according to DHS CIO Luke McCormack, and agencies should still position agile, cloud and other capabilities to show they're moving into a modern environment.
House Democrats and others say that President-elect Donald Trump will be in breach of his lease on the Old Post Office when he takes office, but the General Services Administration is not taking a position for now.
The Senate approved the Open, Public, Electronic and Necessary Government Data Act by unanimous consent Dec. 10, and supporters of the bill are optimistic about its chances in the 115th Congress.
More members of Congress are joining the call for investigations of Russia's election hacking while the president-elect condemns the CIA and its findings.
With less than two hours remaining on the current federal appropriation, the Senate voted to keep the government funded through April 28.
A business school professor who studies IT spending is hopeful about the prospects for a federal tech refresh under unified government.
The annual defense bill passed Congress with a few provisions that impact the federal workforce. Advisors to President-elect Trump say more changes to federal employment could be on the horizon.
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