Cybersecurity

The FBI Takes Too Long to Alert Victims of Cyberattacks

In one instance, agents waited nine months to tell a company it had been breached, according to an internal watchdog.

IT Modernization

FBI’s Long-Awaited $5 Billion IT Services Recompete Goes Back To Draft

The ITSSS recompete is getting a new name, new timeline and new draft solicitation, while the existing contract gets a one-year extension.

CIO Briefing

Federal Taskforce Busts 61 Connected to Darknet Opioid Sales

Law enforcement officials seized more than $7 million and nearly 300 kilograms of drugs during the two-month operation.

Cybersecurity

ECS Wins a $38 Million Contract to Secure FBI Networks

The company will stand up multiple teams of cyber experts within the bureau to spot and address digital threats.

CIO Briefing

FBI Should Tighten Monitoring of Employee Texting, Watchdog Says

Software recommendations come as follow-up to 2016 review of alleged political bias.

CIO Briefing

The Wheels of Justice Are Grinding to a Halt

FBI agents say the government shutdown is costing them confidential sources, postponing indictments, and shutting down investigations.

CIO Briefing

FBI Agents Say the Shutdown Is a Threat to National Security

Nearly 5,000 FBI special agents, intelligence analysts, attorneys, and professional staff have been furloughed.

Emerging Tech

The FBI is Trying Amazon’s Facial-Recognition Software

The software allows the FBI to go through video surveillance footage much faster than agents can.

IT Modernization

FBI Issues Timeline for $5 Billion IT Contract Solicitation

The bureau’s ITSSS contract has gone through a lot of changes recently but officials expect to have the draft and final RFPs out early next year.

IT Modernization

FBI’s Counterterrorism Investigations Now Run on Amazon

The FBI is the latest intelligence agency to partner with Amazon Web Services.

IT Modernization

FBI Drops Full and Open Competition for $5 Billion IT Recompete

The bureau will turn to GSA’s schedules to fill out its IT Supplies and Support Services contract.

Cybersecurity

FBI Director Implores Corporate Boards to Join Cyber Fight

Companies should amp up protections and be wary of deals that expose U.S. intellectual property, FBI Director Chris Wray says.

Emerging Tech

FBI Looking For Tech to Foil Fingerprint Obliteration

The FBI wants artificial intelligence tools that can ID people with burnt, cut or otherwise altered fingerprints.