Open, standards-based technology is the backbone of what will be a nationwide public safety broadband network, but standards aren't available for all aspects of what is needed for interoperability.
In advance of its Applying Measurement Science in the Identity Ecosystem workshop Jan. 12 and 13, the National Institute of Standards and Technology team responsible for the implementation of the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, or NSTIC, has issued three white papers that dive into how identity solutions can be evaluated and measured.
The Department of Homeland Security issued its first NTAS Bulletin Dec. 16 under a relaunch of the National Terrorism Advisory System.
A spokesperson for Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter confirmed to The New York Times that the national security official used his personal email account to conduct official business.
During a meeting Dec. 15, congressional leadership and legislative branch agencies made a firm commitment to publishing the status information of bills from the 113th Congress onward in a machine-readable format.
Several federal agencies that award research grants in science and technology fields demonstrated disparities in success rates between men and women or lacked the data to detect gender-based differences, according to recent government analysis.
State Department officials speaking from the WSIS+10 High-level Meeting at UN headquarters in New York said the World Summit on the Information Society Plus Ten, or WSIS+10, final outcome document takes a light approach to cybersecurity.
A Maryland man arrested by the FBI last week on charges that he attempted to provide material support to ISIL used an array of technology to coordinate with the group.
Congressional leadership reached an agreement late Tuesday on a budget deal that appropriates $1.067 trillion in base discretionary budget authority for fiscal 2016.
President Barack Obama issued an executive order Dec. 15 that aims to reform the Senior Executive Service by streamlining hiring and onboarding, increasing rotations and raising the spending cap on performance awards to government executives.
Basic Allowance Housing rates that take effect Jan. 1 will increase by about 3.4 percent in the aggregate across locations and paygrades for active-duty service members and their families.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Tuesday recent terrorist attacks and the possible use of encryption to carry them out are good reasons for the Republican-led Senate to pursue legislation that empowers intelligence agencies in 2016.
In an effort to attract innovative technology companies and startups, the Homeland Security Department's Silicon Valley office has devised a new contracting model that uses "targeted non-dilutive funding" and offers opportunities for operational testing and market access.
The 2020 Decennial Census will be the first that directs resident to use the Internet to respond rather than paper-based forms, and that raises a host of security concerns, according to a report published last month by JASON, an independent advisory group which consults with the government on science and technology.
The Defense Department's acquisition workforce plan is three years overdue, leaving efforts to close acquisitions skills gaps at the department without a rudder, said the Government Accountability Office.
In hot water: EPA social media violated propaganda, anti-lobbying rules, Antideficiency Act, says GAO
The Environmental Protection Agency violated propaganda and anti-lobbying rules with a social media campaign intended to garner public support for a water rule that has been the subject of fierce debate on the Hill and in courtrooms.
The Federal Aviation Administration Dec. 14 issued a final rule for the registration of unmanned aircraft, commonly referred to as drones, based on recommendations from a task force convened by FAA Administrator Michael Huerta.
In response to a petition that garnered more than 100,000 signatures and urges the president to support strong encryption technologies, the White House called for public comments on the subject Dec. 8.
The Office of Personnel Management has concluded the initial mailing of notification letters to those impacted by a breach to its background investigation database that became public this summer.