The Texas Department of Information is working to enable the state and local governments to buy cloud services directly from providers like AWS in order to reduce costs.
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration, part of the Department of Commerce, issued a request for comment Tuesday to get public input about potential federal policy issue raised by the Internet of Things.
When it comes to securing U.S. infrastructure, the Department of Defense doesn't have all its ducks in a row. That is the conclusion of a report by the Government Accountability Office issued this week.
The American Civil Liberties Union and the National Consumer Law Center have sued the Department of Education under the federal Freedom of Information Act, seeking information about how it collects student debt, NewBostonPost reported. The parties filed the suit March 31 in U.S. District Court in Boston.
The U.S. Marine Corps is taking the fight to the cyber domain. As part of a larger effort to improve the U.S. military's cyber force, the service recently launched its Marine Corps Cyberspace Warfare Group, or MCCYWG.
Senate investigators expressed frustration with Obama administration officials following the theft of a laptop and portable hard drives from a federal building in Washington state.
The law was introduced and passed by the state's General Assembly in response to the Supreme Court of Virginia's September ruling that government agencies could withhold entire records if they contained any information that was exempt from release under the state's Freedom of Information Act, reported the Virginian-Pilot newspaper.
Facing widespread criticism, the Central Intelligence Agency has formally withdrawn its plan to destroy email records of most agency officials, the National Archives and Records Administration told the Federal of American Scientists.
The Panama Papers leak, one of the largest financial leaks of all time, might have been the result of a hack.
A new MIT project aims to make it easier to find interesting and useful data among all the information that federal, state and local government open to the public.
Now that the FBI apparently has its own way to bypass the security of Apple iPhones, it is starting to offer that capability as a service to other federal agencies, including law enforcement, around the country.
A vast array of personally identifiable information, purported to include the entire Turkish citizenship database, leaked Monday, according to The Register.
A visa database with over 290 million records could be vulnerable to hackers breaching, stealing and even doctoring official visa applications, the U.S. State Department found through an internal study on the matter.
The U.K. Ministry of Defense plans to spend more than 40 million pounds ($57 million) on a new cybersecurity operations center to safeguard the ministry's networks and systems against cyberthreats.
As President Obama prepares to leave office, one of the legacies he plans to leave is an information technology overhaul at the White House.
NIST anticipates funding one award in the range of $750,000 to $1,000,000 for 18 months to focus on streamlining the way that patients and providers access health information from different organizations online.
The Transportation Security Administration needs to improve its IT controls relating to financial access and management, according to the latest annual audit from the Department of Homeland Security's Office of the Inspector General.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released the final version of a document outlining its process for developing encryption standards and guidelines, a document that grew out of concerns about the National Security Agency's involvement in the NIST encryption standards process.
A Defense Department-led system, called the Joint Interagency Combined Space Operations Center, or JICSpOC, is in its fourth and final test phase and will soon come online.
The Defense Department lags in meeting key milestones required as part of the Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative, or FDCCI, according to a new report from the DoD Inspector General.