Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) welcomed the administration's cybersecurity budget and IT modernization efforts but said it is up to agencies to make the most of them.
According to contracting documents, the Labor Department needs Accenture to maintain its cyber defenses in the midst of the ongoing governmentwide cybersecurity sprint.
The tax agency has struggled with scandals and legacy tech, and blamed data leaks and abysmal customer service on funding cuts, but Republicans don't seem to think the IRS can fix its problems with money.
A bipartisan congressional group has asked the FCC and NTIA to free up NOAA spectrum for commercial use.
FBI Director James Comey and other senior intelligence leaders told Congress that the use of encrypted communications by terrorists and other adversaries remains a problem for investigators.
Two lawmakers want to head off efforts by states to write their own rules when it comes to encryption and law enforcement.
Top intelligence officials tell a Senate committee they remain wary of ever-growing cybersecurity risks.
A Senate bill would require the Office of Management and Budget to ensure that every executive agency develops a comprehensive software licensing policy.
In a Feb. 5 op-ed, the Senate Armed Services Committee chairman called industry executives' objections to weakening encryption "ideologically motivated and profit-driven, though not without merit."
Two senators are calling for more funding flexibility for the Pentagon's electronic warfare programs.
After a reported hardware failure crippled key tax systems, the IRS got the systems back online in a little more than 24 hours.
Members of Congress are looking to DHS for a more complete regime of social media background checks on Syrian refugees looking to enter the U.S.
An IG review found that email messages containing classified information were sent to Colin Powell's personal account and to the personal accounts of Condoleezza Rice's immediate staff, according to Rep. Elijah Cummings.
Lawmakers rejected efforts by open data advocates to amend a financial reporting bill to retain regulatory requirements to file company data in machine-readable form.
On the cusp of tax season, unexplained tech troubles forced the IRS to suspend several key digital operations.
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