What Federal Mobile Security is Missing

We need to rethink our approach to fighting foreign cyber threats.

Here Are Some Key Challenges to Critical Infrastructure Security

Researchers should focus on when humans need to be in the loop and when machines can take charge.

Auditor Finds Infosec Weaknesses in Most FBI Domains

The severity of the weaknesses isn’t clear from the annual report summary.

Pentagon Tells Leaders to Talk More With Contractors — and Less to the Public and Press

One day after Air Force leaders severely restricted media contacts, Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan encouraged Pentagon officials to engage more with industry.

Agencies Need to To Quit Being Difficult Customers If They Want Startup Tech

Even posting project solicitations in more popular places could help agencies find new partners solutions, tech experts said.

Scammers Are Using Fake IRS Sites To Steal Your Personal Info

They're also spoofing tax preparers' websites, security researchers said.

Trump Administration Mum on Nationalizing 5G

The proposal is still on the table, according to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, though localities may find their authority on public rights of way preempted regardless.

Agencies Could Be Graded On More Than FITARA Under New Scorecard

At least one lawmaker wants to transition the scorecard to have a wider focus beyond FITARA but not everyone is ready to move on.

Trump Calls for a Space Force, a Concept His Pentagon Opposes

The president’s words could reanimate a legislative proposal that the defense secretary and others thought they had killed.

GSA Awards First Wave of Contracts in White House’s IT Overhaul

The five awards will support each pillar of the IT Modernization Centers of Excellence program.

5G Faceoff on Capitol Hill

Localities want more of a say in broadband policymaking. The U.S. wireless industry wants to win its race with China.

Protest on JEDI Cloud Support Contract Dismissed

The Government Accountability Office dismissed a bid protest filed in February against a $7 million sole-source cloud support contract related to the Defense Department’s JEDI Acquisition.

Federal CIO, Tech Board Vote On How To Dole Out Modernization Funds

The Technology Modernization Fund Board held its first meeting this week, which included establishing a Statement of Principles.

Who's Running NASA?

An interim administrator has been overseeing the space agency for more than 13 months—and now he’s leaving, too.