How to Improve Federal Cybersecurity Efforts

The public sector can, and should, play a larger role in helping ensure massive breaches don’t happen again.

It Takes More Than Tech Skills To Be a Strong Cyber Leader

A White House cyber policy official and a cybersecurity professor both encourage students to broaden their studies beyond technology and coding.

House Passes Bill Strengthening Powers of FCC CIO

The bill would reauthorize the Federal Communications Commision, encourage broadband development and make some changes to the commission’s oversight.

Congress Mulls a CIO's Authority, Future of Homeland Security and Data Breaches

And one caucus is concerned about climate change data vanishing form federal websites.

FBI Selects New Tech Leader From Its Own Ranks

A 20-year veteran of the bureau will facilitate the FBI’s modernization efforts as head of the Information and Technology Branch.

White House ‘Deeply Committed’ to Artificial Intelligence

The White House made machine learning and autonomous systems research and development priorities this year, the deputy chief technology officer said.

Microsoft Vet to Lead DHS Cyber and Infrastructure Division

Christopher Krebs has been acting chief of the cyber and infrastructure protection division since August.

What Inclusivity Really Means, From the Woman Who Held the Highest Tech Job in America

Megan Smith on how to enact “radical inclusion" and why high-level leaders should seek collaboration.

Trump Nominates Federal CIO

The president announced his choice to lead IT policy for the entire federal government.

Tech Is Central To Pentagon’s Management Reform

The new chief management officer, and his purview over IT, are part of bigger reform efforts at the Defense Department, according to a former official.

Trump Year Two Starts with Major Tech and Cyber Vacancies

Roughly one-quarter of agency CIOs and one-third of CISOs are serving on an acting basis one year into the Trump administration.

Pentagon Deputy Tapped For Powerful New Management Role

The chief management officer position would focus on business reform but include IT and data management responsibilities.

State CIOs Want Federal Agencies to Get Out of Their Way

NASCIO’s advocacy priorities cite duplicative and conflicting security regulations and audits as a waste of time and money.

Agencies Spent Billions on IT Without CIOs’ Approval in 2016

A lot of IT purchases slipped by acquisition offices too, the Government Accountability Office found.

4 Principles for Making Digital Transformations Work

Government agencies can complete effective digital transformations but it takes new technologies and management practices.

Congress on Collision Course Ahead of Shutdown Deadline

"Puntagon" bill to fund defense for a full year but non-defense for one month is a nonstarter, Democrats say.

New National Security Strategy Sees Rising Russia, Retreat on ‘Democratic Peace’

Donald Trump’s first strategy talks about threats and nation-state competition but also signals a reluctance to compete philosophically or morally.