Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald touted IT achievements in 2015 and laid out 12 priorities for 2016 in an appearance before the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.
Lawmakers grilled officials on the slow pace of progress in setting up a system to gather details on foreign visitors when they leave the U.S.
Lawmakers plan legislation to create an encryption commission to make recommendations on how companies and law enforcement can work together.
A new nonpartisan Congressional Cybersecurity Lab at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars aims to teach congressional staffers about cybersecurity.
The NSA released a required report on surveillance transparency, but many questions remain unanswered about how the spy agency is querying vast troves of telephonic metadata.
Legislation to establish a commission on encryption and other security issues "is going to happen," said Col. Andrea Thompson, a national security adviser to the House Homeland Security Committee.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers are introducing legislation to repeal the Cyber Information Sharing Act of 2015, which hitched a ride on the omnibus bill at the end of 2015.
Despite the talent at NSA and U.S. Cyber Command, there is a mismatch between Chinese and U.S. investments in cyberspace, said House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry.
Lawmakers heard from skeptical industry experts on the export control policy and process of implementing the 2013 amendments to the Wassenaar Arrangement.
President Obama's final State of the Union address was light on tech, and was his first in many years not to directly address cybersecurity.
The Obama administration's long-anticipated cyber deterrence plan doesn't feature enough offense for Sen. John McCain.
A spending bill provision expands CIO budget authority to independent agencies, but whether or how agencies will actually change their operations is an open question.
The Veterans Benefits Management System has improved responses to compensation claims, but government watchdogs are questioning the VA's claims of improvement, as well as overall agency management.
The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform plans to mark up new legislation on IT security, personnel and contracting.
A new report highlights how onerous the process of obtaining government documents has become, despite the advent of electronic records.
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