CIO Briefing

Office of American Innovation Leader Takes New Job

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

CIO Briefing

Congress Faces Government Funding That Runs Out Friday

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

CIO Briefing

Congress Checks In On Modernizing Government Technology Act Progress

The Homeland Security reauthorization bill advances but loses an amendment on election security.

Cybersecurity

OPM’s Post-Breach Contracting Efforts Fall Short Again, IG Says

The way OPM contracted for credit monitoring services has come under scrutiny.

CIO Briefing

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.

Cybersecurity

CYBERCOM Leader Offers Advice for His Successor

U.S. Cyber Command's mission has already outgrown its capacity.

CIO Briefing

Lawmaker Seeks Allies to Reverse Net Neutrality Repeal

And the controversial sex trafficking bill is scheduled for a House vote.

CIO Briefing

Congress Cooks Up Ideas to Secure Elections, Then Came the Mueller Indictments

Congressional Democrats are pushing for a hearing to discuss election security improvements while demanding further action in the wake of indictments leveled by Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

CIO Briefing

What to Know About the CLOUD Act

Lawmakers also weigh in on bug bounties and advance customer experience and open data bills.

CIO Briefing

Congress Has Continuing Resolution Fatigue and Needs a New Oversight Chairman

Bills focused on improving federal customer service and grant transparency are also scheduled for markup.

Policy

Shutdown Continues Into a Third Day

In the shutdown's shadow, Congress also renewed controversial internet spying powers.

CIO Briefing

Shutdown, Surveillance Deadlines Loom Over Congress

A pair of lawmakers also proposed a pay raise for federal employees.

Policy

Feds Target Revenge Porn Website

A website is in legal trouble after publishing explicit images and other personal information of subjects without their consent.

IT Modernization

Senate Passes Bill for Phone-Friendly Federal Websites

The bipartisan Connected Government Act is waiting for the president’s signature.

CIO Briefing

Congress Takes Up Another Spending Deal, Spying Presents and AI Bias

Besides budget deals, lawmakers want to get ahead on internet of things devices and keep tabs on artificial intelligence development.

Policy

Trump Signed NDAA. Here’s What It Means.

The Modernizing Government Technology Act—and several other tech amendments—could have an immediate impact on the government’s tech landscape.

CIO Briefing

Defense Department Appoints Acting CIO

The department taps its chief cybersecurity officer to lead the CIO shop.