A federal government-led initiative that aims to improve coordination of geospatial-related investments as well as reduce duplicative efforts and spending is falling short of the goal due to a lack of oversight and other issues.
The General Services Administration is seeking information about commercial services that can provide top-level domain name registration services through a secure "DOTGOV.gov" website.
House Homeland Security Committee chair Michael McCaul said he's releasing a draft bill that provides 'robust' liability protection to the private sector in an effort to boost information sharing about cyber threats and attacks with others.
The abilities of governments to protect citizens are dwindling as cyber threats increase and jurisdiction over such matters lacks clarity, according to the authors of a new book.
According to State Department policy, any email that includes information about the organization, functions, policies, decisions, procedures or operations should be preserved as an "email record," but employees at the department overwhelmingly lack the guidance and training to properly preserve email records.
The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015, or CISA, continues its march through Congress, passing the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence March 12 by a vote of 14 to 1.
The CIA, in collaboration with federal and private sector partners, has improved its capabiltiies and understanding of cyber threats, but so have their adversaries.
The Internet Policy Task Force plans to hold a series of discussions around key cybersecurity issues through the multistakeholder process, according to a draft request for comment, released March 13.
Mark Naggar turned to the Digital Services Playbook and TechFAR Handbook to help with the competition, resulting in an award in eight weeks rather than the typical six-month procurement with better insight into the winner's capabilities.
Federal agencies often approach cybersecurity by addressing each infection and by assuming they have a secure baseline, but they're not being honest about the strength of their security and are continually stuck playing "whack a mole," a government cybersecurity expert says.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology's Small Business Innovation Research program is offering to fund research projects that address specific challenges in cybersecurity.
In response to the increase in cyber threats' frequency and complexity, a new report makes 11 recommendations for shoring up security while protecting privacy through information sharing.
The European Union is drafting a bill that would affect how U.S. companies that operate in Europe could handle customer information.
An Internet response option for the 2020 census could be more convenient for households, provide better quality data that could result in less follow-up work, and lower costs related with processing paper questionnaires.
The Interior and Agriculture departments plan to hold a summit April 11-12 regarding how it can make more data about public recreation lands and waterways available to Americans with the aim of promoting and protecting such natural resources.
A special programs unit operating at Hanscom Air Force Base in Massachusetts has developed an approach to quickly identify and test government and commercially available technology for classified networks that can also deter insider attacks.
An internal U.S. Postal Service audit found that the chief information officer is effectively using internal and external data to manage business activities and lessen risk, but there's room for improvement – mainly around how the data is presented.
So far, about 25 billion consumer devices such as home appliances to wearable technology are connected to the Internet, and that's expected to swell to 50 billion by 2020.
Just shy of a month after President Obama named him the next federal chief information officer, Tony Scott announced the 2015 CIO Council IT Solutions Challenge.
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration wants input on a range of issues from the structure of a new multistakeholder group addressing these issues to specific questions around privacy, transparency and accountability.