Commerce Department Seeks Comments on Outcome-Based Privacy Protections

The government wants to focus on what consumers should broadly expect from companies, not the methods for getting there.

GSA Picks Second Agency to Get Centers of Excellence Support

The next agency will focus on IT and modernization for business processes and accounting.

Cyber Spies Don’t Have to Worry About Robots Taking Their Jobs, Intel Chief Says

The intelligence community will still need human analysts even as when machine learning does more, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats told students.

White House Unveils Plan to Dominate Quantum Technology

Agency leaders also announced hundreds of millions of dollars in research investments.

Pentagon Extends JEDI Deadline Again—With a Catch

The department is requiring bidders to deliver their proposals in person.

Watchdog: IRS Declined to Patch Known Weakness Ahead of Tax Day Crash

An inspector general report says the agency opted not to go with an untested patch based on a contractor’s recommendation.

Lawmakers Weigh in on the White House Cyber Policy

Plus hackers attempt to crack into Senate staff’s personal email.

Survey: Cyber Pros Leave Government For More Than Just Money

Other factors like leadership and mission play a factor too, according to a new survey.

DHS Needs to Define Network Disruptions Before It Can Fight Them

Agencies have different definition of what an outage is and that matters.

Romanian Woman Pleads Guilty to Hacking DC Cameras Ahead of Trump Inauguration

A second alleged conspirator is currently in a Romanian prison awaiting extradition.

Survey: Citizens Favor a More Digital Government

Most of the citizens polled thought digital services are as important or more important than traditional service delivery.

U.S. To Go on Offense in Cyberspace, Bolton Says

The strategy comes shortly after a directive that reduced interagency checks before a U.S. cyber strike.

DHS Needs More Data to Help Stop Bioterrorism

The agency is looking for nationwide information on medical interventions, food safety, wildlife health, travel itineraries and other health-related topics.

Pentagon’s Updated Cyber Strategy Focuses on ‘Assertively Defending’ U.S. Interests

The new strategy directs the department to deter cyber threats and cultivate its cyber talent.

Navy Opens Bids on Major IT Hardware Contract That Includes As-A-Service Options

Companion solicitation to manage all that IT is expected to drop in the next 30 days.