Wilbur Ross, the Department of Commerce secretary-designate, discussed IT-intensive components of Commerce -- including cybersecurity, spectrum allocation, broadband accessibility and Census operations -- at his Senate confirmation hearing.
Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz wants the Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general to look more deeply into reports of unauthorized scans of Georgia's network firewall.
In his farewell remarks to Department of Defense personnel, Secretary Ash Carter said that the DOD is better and stronger than when he first set foot in the Pentagon 35 years ago.
Frank Kendall, the outgoing and possibly last undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, says congressional attempts to reform acquisition do more harm than good.
Congress is failing to integrate advanced IT into its day to day operations and tight budgets, staff turnover and decentralization are just some of the reasons why.
The Department of Homeland Security hasn't been authorized by Congress since it was created in 2002, but a move to change that is gaining momentum in the House.
The Senate panel reviewing the nomination of James Mattis, a retired Marine general, to head the Defense Department focused on strategic threats and agency priorities, including Russia, nuclear modernization, the Pentagon budget and to a small extent, cyber.
Senators on the intelligence committee questioned members of IC on the extent to which Russia hacked the RNC and how that played into their assessment that Putin wanted to help Trump win the election.
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.
Save the date for 28th annual Federal 100 Awards Gala.
March 30, 2017
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