The Interior Department's information technology systems have been compromised at least 19 times by hackers and foreign intelligence services over the past few years, said a recent report from an internal watchdog.
The Army launched a Cyber Innovation Challenge last week that will allow interested companies to prototype software-based solutions for cyber situational awareness.
Information technology is rapidly advancing in ways that directly impact the business of government. In this special report, FierceGovernmentIT explores some of the ways federal agencies are managing this change.
A new report recommends the federal government take several actions as it navigates the Internet of Things, such as ensuring privacy and security protections are in place without imposing regulations that would hinder innovation.
Ninety-two percent of federal information technology managers say it's urgent that their agency modernize legacy applications, according to a recent online survey of 150 federal IT pros familiar with their agency's application portfolio.
The Education and Energy departments were ranked the worst among federal agencies for their failure to execute the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act, or FITARA, in a scorecard issued by lawmakers earlier this month.
Enhancing cybersecurity at a time when threats are increasing in number and complexity is the second most pressing challenge facing the Justice Department, according to a Nov. 10 memo to the Justice Department's attorney general and deputy attorney general.
The Homeland Security Department last week issued the first two contract solicitations under a five-year broad agency announcement for cybersecurity tools and services the department launched last year.
Data security controls are lacking in a new Storage-as-a-Service approach at the Internal Revenue Service, a new report found.
Federal Chief Information Officer Tony Scott plans to issue updated data center consolidation guidelines to agency CIOs in the coming months.