New legislation in the House would permanently classify states' election systems as critical infrastructure, provide funding to secure voting systems and create cybersecurity standards.
The legislation would open up new avenues of assistance for state and local cyber incident response and bring resources home for its Texas-based sponsors.
Without confirmed subcabinet officials, President Donald Trump's executive order calling for a federal government reorganization will be managed by agency chiefs and career executives.
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) is offering a bill to modernize the financial reporting process by mandating a standardized, machine-readable data format.
CIS making some progress on processing capabilities, but a congressional panel is still skeptical.
As promised, a budget blueprint from the Trump administration prioritizes military and homeland security spending, and pays for increases with dramatic cuts to civilian agencies.
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) pushed DHS for clarity on what exactly the designation of election systems as critical infrastructure will mean for states.
As trust in elected officials and media reaches historic lows, open government advocates believe increased transparency and public engagement are vital to rebuilding that faith.
Under the new GOP health care proposal, future online health care marketplaces could be state-based, private or non-existent.
In his most pointed comments on IT to date, David Shulkin, secretary of Veterans Affairs, said that the agency will move to off-the-shelf software.
A bipartisan letter from the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee seeks information on Trump administration compliance with federal recordkeeping laws.
Inspectors general fear that budget cuts could force agencies to choose between spending on program operations and cybersecurity.
The Department of Homeland Security is not providing enough context around the cyber threat indicators it shares with the private sector for firms to use the data effectively, say industry leaders.
Two Republican lawmakers introduced bills that would limit the amount of time that federal employees spend on union activities during work hours.
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