Retired Marine Lt. Gen. John Kelly, the would-be leader of the Department of Homeland Security told a Senate panel that a border wall is inadequate and embraced the accuracy of U.S. intelligence on Russian cyber intrusions, and information operations.
A brief history of the Holman Rule, and what it likely means for appropriations, agency programs and individual feds.
A cybersecurity task force recommended that the Trump administration move quickly to improve and reorganize oversight authorities, elevate the role of the White House cybersecurity coordinator and clarify the cyber defense roles of civilian and military agencies.
Members of the Senate Armed Services Committee expressed support for the intelligence community and its assessment that Russia hacked Democratic Party servers to influence the election and called for more defined cyber deterrence policy.
Congressional Republicans plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act. What would that mean for the $1B website that is the front door to the program?
Bumping up the Defense Department’s protest threshold could tilt Pentagon buyers away from civilian contracting vehicles.
The one-year revival of the Holman Rule in the House gives lawmakers the authority to reduce the federal workforce or cut employee pay legislatively.
The Obama administration announced a long-awaited response to Russia's election-related hacking, but many view it as too little too late.
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.
Save the date for 28th annual Federal 100 Awards Gala.
March 30, 2017
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