Republican lawmakers are concerned that political appointees are joining the ranks of career bureaucrats in large numbers, and want the Government Accountability Office to investigate.
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson wants Congress to help close data gaps that some say could provide a backdoor entrance for terrorists.
Application portfolio management is a vital component of agencies' efforts to do more with less while keeping the focus on achieving their mission.
The department’s CIO fielded questions from Democrats and Republicans alike during a House oversight hearing on information system shortcomings.
Agency CIOs can lead real and lasting change with the help of other government leaders and old-school performance grades.
Despite sensational media reports about cyber vulnerabilities, Congress and federal officials appear to be in the slow lane when it comes to regulating connected cars.
The Inspector General nominee at the Department of Veterans Affairs told a Senate panel he could institute reform in the short time he'll have on the job.
A reciprocal travel program with 38 participating countries allows for visa-free visits, but a key U.S. senator warns of troubling gaps in the security data.
The terrorist attacks in Paris have rekindled a debate in the United States about law enforcement access to end-to-end encryption on mobile devices.
A scheduled Capitol Hill briefing on the Office of Personnel Management hack didn't happen because of a dispute over transcription.
Agencies wary of moving to the cloud should look to the CIA's example, congressman says. And
"server-huggers will have an uncomfortable time" in front of Congress.
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
Groups representing federal workers worry that Speaker Ryan will back pay freezes for federal workers and steep cuts to federal benefits as part of plans to balance the budget.
The $5 billion in cuts to a defense policy bill under a budget deal between the White House and Congress would affect only a smattering of IT programs.
Sheldon Whitehouse's amendment to tackle botnets in the Senate cyber bill failed. How much good might the legislation have done?
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