Half A Million People Don’t Know Criminals Stole Their Identities to Get Jobs

Auditors found a programming error prevented the IRS from sending out notices.

Senate Homeland Leader Proposes Panel to Fix DHS Oversight

The panel, which is tied to reauthorizing the department, would pare back overlapping committee jurisdictions.

DHS Needs More Cybersecurity Workers—It Just Doesn’t Know Where Or What Kind

The government’s primary cybersecurity agency is missing congressional deadlines to identify and categorize its cyber workforce, a congressional watchdog said.

GAO: GSA Hasn’t Been Smart About Smart Buildings Program

Smart building technologies might pay for themselves in cost savings but the government’s landlord hasn’t been able to make the case.

Congress Calls Coast Guard's Health Records System A 'Five-Year Epic Failure'

The modernization project went over budget and didn't yield any reusable software or equipment.

Antiquated Security Clearance Process Earns a Spot on the GAO’s High-Risk List

The hackable technology and outdated screening methods used in the clearance process merit its return to the government’s list of most vulnerable programs.

Vendors Can Still Weigh in GAO’s 5-Year Tech Contract

The oversight office extended the deadline for industry to give advice on its coming modernization contract.

Watchdog: GSA Assuming ‘Unnecessary’ Risk in Telecom Transition

The Federal Acquisition Service has doled out $9 million to agencies supporting the EIS rollout without receiving the required interagency agreements.

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.

IG Calls Out Homeland Security for ‘Questionable’ Spending Data

Auditors said more than 60 percent of transactions had errors, but Homeland Security officials disagree.

Data Breach Affected More Than 240,000 Homeland Security Workers, IG Confirms

The breach also affected non-DHS employees who communicated with the department’s inspector general.

NSA Finally Gets an Independent Inspector General

Robert Storch was confirmed by the Senate after more than a year and nominations from two presidents.

What DOT's Getting Right in Its Enterprise IT Efforts

Developing strong enterprise architecture policy might seem dry but is key to ensuring IT works for agencies’ missions, auditors said.

GAO: Agencies Have Untapped Tricks to Fill Tech Jobs

Special payment programs can help close the salary gap between private- and public-sector tech jobs.

5 Tech Issues Congress Wants GAO to Keep an Eye On

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee provided five new directives to the Government Accountability Office related to ensuring the government maximizes its tech investments.

DHS Needs to Better Protect Employees’ Sensitive Info, IG Says

An audit found the agency falls short of federal privacy requirements

GAO: Feds Aren’t Doing Enough for Minority Tech Workers

Equal employment agencies could be doing more, such as looking at which universities they recruit from.

GAO Asks: Exactly How Does CYBERCOM Help After Cyberattacks?

The Pentagon failed to describe how it’s training to support civil authorities when a major cyber strike comes, the watchdog agency said.