President’s Management Agenda Is All About IT Modernization

Administration leaders unveiled the agenda in Kansas City, Missouri, promising success in IT modernization efforts where others have failed.

Better Threat Sharing is Just the First Step in Securing Elections, Senate Committee Says

The intelligence committee previewed far more recommendations, including better attribution.

Facebook Just Blocked This Cambridge Analytica Affiliate. Why Does It Still Have a State Department Contract?

Strategic Communications Laboratories worked with Cambridge Analytica, which reportedly used social-media data to target likely Trump voters.

HUD CIO Abruptly Resigns

Amid allegations of corruption, HUD CIO Johnson Joy has resigned.

CSRA Rebuffs CACI Bid

After receiving an unsolicited bid Sunday from CACI, CSRA and General Dynamics sweetened their original merger agreement.

HHS Wants to Use AI to Buy in Bulk

The agency wants to use artificial intelligence to find hidden efficiencies in contract data.

Office of American Innovation Leader Takes New Job

Chris Liddell is the latest in staff changes at the tech-focused office.

The IRS System Processing Your Taxes is Almost 60 Years Old

The IRS’ Individual Master File may be the oldest IT system in government and its failure could disrupt tax processing nationwide.

Congress Faces Government Funding That Runs Out Friday

Lawmakers have been working on an omnibus spending bill but it has yet to be introduced.

Finding Childcare for Work Travel Is Hard, But Better Options Are Within Our Reach

For many people, skipping conferences and business travel is not an option.

The Military Race for Space Will Turn on the Ability to Choose Commercial Services

Like a befuddled consumer facing an entire aisle of jams and jellies, the Pentagon can’t figure out how to buy smart in an exploding market.

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.