Audio: White House IT officials discuss Cybersecurity National Action Plan, priorities in fiscal 2017 budget request
The Obama administration's top information technology officials talked this afternoon about the latest proposed federal budget and its cybersecurity focus.
Senior administration officials stare down 'lame duck' status, tout cyber priority setting in fiscal 2017 budget request
Obama administration officials challenged the idea that the president's fiscal 2017 budget request to Congress is dead on arrival during a Feb. 9 briefing.
President Barack Obama rolled out his fiscal 2017 budget request to Congress on Feb. 9, which included more than $19 billion, or a roughly 35 percent increase, from fiscal 2016, in funding for cybersecurity to support the president's Cybersecurity National Action Plan.
President Obama unveiled a sweeping cybersecurity strategy Feb. 9, which directs his administration to implement a series of "near-term actions" to enhance the nation's cybersecurity.
The General Services Administration last week opened the doors of its Acquisition Gateway to the public. The online portal provides an array of contracting resources, and is primarily geared to the federal acquisition community.
Not only is the federal budget process lengthy – with agencies proposing spending plans to the White House some two years before they can obtain funds – agency CIOs must use the same pot of money to develop, modernize and enhance technology.
On Sunday a Twitter account leaked a staff directory of more than 9,000 alleged Homeland Security Department employees, according to Vice's Motherboard.
Office of Personnel Management Acting Director Beth Cobert stressed her dedication to improving IT security and cross-government collaboration during a Senate confirmation hearing last week.
An annual report to Congress from the Defense Department's Office of Operational Test and Evaluation concluded that the Army's tactical networks remain difficult to use.
With a new Integrated Communications Contract for the 2020 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau hopes to reach more of the population online than ever before.
Over 7 million government service instances are on the clock to transition from expiring Networx and Networx Enterprise contracts by 2020, according to the General Services Administration.
A new study showed that federal leaders recognize the value of digital technology in improving their agencies' operations, productivity, capacity to meet goals and ability to better serve their customers. However, many feel government is still lagging behind private-sector adoption.
The Air Force launched the twelfth and final Global Positioning System IIF-series satellite at 8:38 a.m. Friday from Cape Canaveral, Fla., aboard the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket.
Global conflicts have emerged as the preeminent driver of cybersecurity threats, eclipsing attacks by individual, private actors that were often driven by financial motives, according to Crowdstrike's 2015 Global Threat Report.
As part of the U.S. Secret Service's protective mission, officers rely on radios for their day-to-day security operations. But a recent audit found those radios are in need of an upgrade.
The Office of Personnel Management is looking to hire a chief privacy officer, according to a job posting that closes Feb. 11.
For the last three years, the Director of National Intelligence has ranked "cyber" the number-one threat to national security, said DNI James Clapper during a speech at the U.S. Naval Academy Jan. 29.
Despite launching one and a half years ago, infrastructure and components of the Defense Department's Joint Information Environment have yet to undergo any operational testing, said the Office of the Director, Operational Test and Evaluation in an annual report submitted to Congress Feb. 1.
A former scientist with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission pleaded guilty to a federal crime Feb. 2, admitting he targeted former coworkers in a spear-phishing campaign in an attempt to infiltrate Energy Department networks.
In response to more than 250 comments from stakeholders on a Commerce Department-proposed rule, the administration has decided not to issue a final rule on its plans to implement updates to the Wassenaar Arrangement until at least one more round of public comments has concluded.