Office of Personnel Management Acting Director Beth Cobert stressed her dedication to improving IT security and cross-government collaboration during a Senate confirmation hearing last week.
As part of the U.S. Secret Service's protective mission, officers rely on radios for their day-to-day security operations. But a recent audit found those radios are in need of an upgrade.
Despite launching one and a half years ago, infrastructure and components of the Defense Department's Joint Information Environment have yet to undergo any operational testing, said the Office of the Director, Operational Test and Evaluation in an annual report submitted to Congress Feb. 1.
Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) wants more detail on Defense Secretary Ashton Carter's use of personal email for official business.
The Office of Personnel Management's inspector general – the longest serving IG at any agency – is stepping down from his position Feb. 19.
Two former senior executives at the Veterans Benefits Administration who were previously disciplined and demoted for using their positions for personal benefit have each successfully appealed their respective cases and will return to their previous pay scales.
The Homeland Security Department on Monday issued an update to its ongoing investigation of the "BlackEnergy" malicious code, recovered from the networks of a power company in western Ukraine that suffered an outage in December.
Agencies are depending on instruction from the Office of Management and Budget and Treasury Department to comply with the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014, but the draft guidance could lead to inconsistent reporting.
Only a fraction of the agencies required to use the National Cybersecurity Protection System do so, according to a new report, which also stated that the system is lacking in its intrusion and prevention capabilities anyway.
The Senate Judiciary Committee advanced legislation Thursday that many considered critical to ensuring U.S. companies properly protect European citizens' data – in light of the forthcoming expiration of the so-called "Safe Harbor" agreement between the United States and the European Union.