Yes, The Security Clearance Backlog is Getting Worse

The Government Accountability Office also found there's not a plan to reverse it.

White House Releases Final Tech Modernization Plan

The far-reaching plan pushes agencies to adopt cloud and shared services.

Why Veterans Affairs Isn’t Waiting for a ‘Perfect’ Health Records Solution

The department’s aiming for as seamless a solution for medical records as technologically possible, VA Secretary David Shulkin said.

Pentagon's Next Cloud Contract Could Be Worth Billions

The Defense Department intends to award a cloud computing contract next year that could disrupt the entire federal market.

Here’s Who Might Dominate Alliant 2 Business

The contract may feature 61 businesses but a research firm says far fewer companies will snag most of the business.

Only One-Third of Agencies Are Using Anti-Spoofing Email Tool

And the Homeland Security Department's January deadline for implementation is approaching.

House Panel Passes Revamped Anti-Sex Trafficking Bill

Lawmakers revised the controversial bill to criminalize online prostitution and added some other protections for tech companies.

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.

Company That Used Russian Coders for Pentagon Project Strikes Deal

The subcontractor that hired the coders signed a non-prosecution deal to end a criminal investigation.

Bill to Elevate and Rename DHS Cyber Division Passes House

The bill would rename the division the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Agency.

HHS Turns to Citizen Coders to Curtail Opioid Epidemic

More than 300 coders and health advocates showed up for the agency’s first code-a-thon.

OPM Reminds Agencies to Identify Cyber Workforce Needs

The personnel office nudged agencies to finish coding cybersecurity job descriptions as part of an ongoing workforce assessment.

VA Wasted $1.1 Billion on Failed IT Projects in Six Years

The department gave the bulk of the billion to 15 contractors—one of which is getting a sole-source $10 billion contract to try again.

Defense Department Appoints Acting CIO

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

Congress Resets Shutdown Clock

Lawmakers get rebuffed trying to delay the coming net neutrality vote and start asking questions about kids using Facebook’s messaging app.

The Best Time of Day to Get Things Done, According to Data

We also only reach our peak buzz of productivity one day a week.