Lawmakers quizzed the head of DHS' Science and Technology Directorate on the proposed $469.9 million R&D budget.
The move would acknowledge the maturation of the five-year-old command as it supports U.S. operations against Islamic State and other high-level missions.
President Barack Obama said he will continue to discuss matters of cybersecurity with the Chinese president on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security Summit. Some U.S. lawmakers and experts think he should be doing more.
A blog post from Paul Ryan's office blasts the IRS for not fixing its cybersecurity vulnerabilities before tax season.
Two prominent senators had asked the departments of Justice and Homeland Security about the spread of ransomware, which encrypts a computer user’s data until hackers are paid off, usually in the form of a difficult-to-trace crypto-currency.
The White House is preparing to send Congress more details on its plan for a revolving $3.1 billion IT modernization fund after the House Budget Committee failed to include the measure in the 2017 budget resolution.
The nonpartisan Capitol Hill watchdog greeted the sixth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act with a bracing dose of oversight about the security weaknesses of HealthCare.Gov.
From patching to passwords, the Government Accountability Office is troubled by persistent shortcomings with the data security posture at IRS.
A senior Senate staffer says that Congress is unlikely to move on significant legislation to mandate law enforcement access to encrypted communications.
A senior defense official told lawmakers that a fix for a software glitch with the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jet will be tested next week, but delays arising from problems are inevitable.
A private-sector security evangelist will be writing the cyber report President Barack Obama requested by the end of the year.
There are gaps in laws covering health data privacy, accessibility and security, but some lawmakers worry new regulations will create even greater problems.
DOD is "taking steps to aggressively drive more savings" than the projected $1.8 billion through fiscal 2018, DOD CIO Terry Halvorsen told lawmakers March 22.
Lawmakers are seeking more information from the Department of Veterans Affairs on the future of its electronic health record system.
House members are forming a bipartisan working group to focus on legislative issues around encryption.
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