The Inspector General Empowerment Act would ensure that federal IGs can gain access to all the agency information they request in the course of an investigation.
Military officials told the House Armed Services Committee that the hacking campaign against Islamic State has been a good testing ground for U.S. Cyber Command's ability to support combatant commands.
Sen. Tammy Baldwin has introduced legislation that would make the VA stop using Social Security numbers as identifiers in its IT systems.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee asked GAO to scrutinize acquisition practices, the U.S. Digital Service's work priorities and the implementation of FITARA's CIO authorities.
Lawmakers recognize the importance of OPM's IT infrastructure overhaul, but also the pitfalls the project has run into in the past.
Palantir has escalated its long-standing opposition to the Army's handling of contracting for the Distributed Common Ground System by announcing its intent to sue.
Biometric identity data for a visa entry and exit system should boil down to fingerprints, says the chairman of a Senate immigration subcommittee.
In public testimony, CIA Director John Brennan cautioned lawmakers on how terrorists and other malefactors are taking advantage of commercial encryption tools.
Russia is seeking to upgrade the digital camera it uses in U.S. surveillance flyovers permitted under the Open Skies Treaty, but some in Congress are hoping to block the move.
The administration is concerned that a Senate appropriations bill starves the Census Bureau of $100 million needed to complete the 2020 Census design.
Federal CIO Tony Scott is again warning that the government faces a crisis of outmoded IT.
The founders of the Senate Cybersecurity Caucus seek to educate lawmakers on one of the most bedeviling policy challenges of the day.
A House panel is backing a bid to rebrand and expand the National Protection and Programs Directorate at the Department of Homeland Security as a separate agency.
The digital services teams could do more to align with FITARA, but overseers displayed as much optimism as scrutiny following a GAO report on the teams' work.
Republicans on the House Science Committee are asking the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation for more details on the agency's response to a long-time information leak.
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