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.
The Internal Revenue Service has temporarily stopped accepting electronically filed tax returns because a hardware failure has caused major disruptions to a number of tax processing systems, said the agency in a statement posted late Wednesday.
In a blog post, which primarily recapped the White House's 2015 cybersecurity record, the administration also hinted at upcoming policy announcements.
The fiscal 2017 budget request that President Obama will deliver to Congress next week will include an average 1.6 percent pay raise for federal employees. An employee's actual raise will depend on military or civilian status as well as locality.
The fiscal 2017 budget request that President Obama will deliver to Congress next week will include $582.7 billion for the Defense Department, said Defense Secretary Ashton Carter in a budget preview.
The Government Publishing Office launched in "beta" today a new website called govinfo that will replace its Federal Digital System, or FDsys, next year.
Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) wants more detail on Defense Secretary Ashton Carter's use of personal email for official business.
Congressional leaders are concerned that the Education Department's trove of personally identifiable information will become the next target for an Office of Personnel Management-scale breach, and the past performance of the department's Chief Information Officer Danny Harris only fanned the flames during a hearing Tuesday.
The Office of Personnel Management's inspector general – the longest serving IG at any agency – is stepping down from his position Feb. 19.
Two former senior executives at the Veterans Benefits Administration who were previously disciplined and demoted for using their positions for personal benefit have each successfully appealed their respective cases and will return to their previous pay scales.
More technology companies offer products and services with strong encryption, but when people use them to "go dark" – whether for innocent or nefarious purposes – it isn't as big of a problem as law enforcement officials have claimed, says a new report.
The Homeland Security Department on Monday issued an update to its ongoing investigation of the "BlackEnergy" malicious code, recovered from the networks of a power company in western Ukraine that suffered an outage in December.