Across the globe, a dearth of digital skills in the government workforce presents a major challenge to the delivery of digital services, according to a survey of public sector leaders.
Nuclear energy facilities worldwide are highly vulnerable to cyber attacks as a result of pervasive technical and cultural challenges, including a lack of awareness about the issue among leadership, the London-based think tank Chatham House said.
The Central Intelligence Agency is embracing cloud computing technology to help ease the burden of computing-intensive analytics programs that produce intelligence for its agents. It's also opening doors that will help the CIA to partner with innovative vendors in the big data market.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology issued Sept. 30 a draft reference model to help agencies design attribute-based access control systems.
The public-private partnership tasked by the National Institute of Standards and Technology to create an "identity ecosystem" will release a major document later this month.
The Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 lays out specific security controls that should be applied to federal agencies' information technology, but a new audit finds that FISMA implementation in fiscal years 2013 and 2014 by agencies was mixed.
A new standard for website design finally may bring order to the chaos of different visual styles on federal agency web pages.
The Defense Information Systems Agency said last week that its open source repository was upgraded with more integrated collaboration tools to enhance user experience and provide greater access.
The United Kingdom's intelligence agency, Government Communications Headquarters, launched a mass electronic eavesdropping campaign in 2009 without court order or judicial warrant that likely dwarfs the National Security Agency's surveillance operation in the United States, according to leaked documents.
The Environmental Protection Agency is not properly recording its information technology investments, which totaled more than $334 million in fiscal 2014, finds an internal audit.