How Veterans Affairs CISO Approaches Risk, Recruiting Talent and Proving Cyber's Business Value

Paul Cunningham must ensure the security of the largest medical network in the country while making sure veterans can access services as seamlessly as possible.

Indian Health Service CIO Gets Ready to Update One of Government’s Oldest Systems

As chief information officer of the Indian Health Service, Mitchell Thornbrugh will play a critical role as the agency updates from a system that first debuted in 1969.

Trump's Federal Personnel Point Person to Step Down

Margaret Weichert will leave the White House after nearly three years of pushing an aggressive agenda.

Energy Names Inaugural Director of New Artificial Intelligence and Technology Office

The agency launched the center in September to coordinate and streamline its heaps AI-focused efforts.

NSF Tech Leader Aims for a Data-Savvy, Innovation-Focused Workforce

Dorothy Aronson, the National Science Foundation’s dual-hatted chief information officer and chief data officer, discusses her role in shaping the data literacy of the agency’s workforce.

GSA Announces Federal Acquisition Service Commissioner

The agency also selected a deputy commissioner for the service.

Is Workplace Rudeness on the Rise?

We often think that everyone is being rude to each other all the time.

House Panel Clears Bills to Give CISA Subpoena Power, Retain Leadership

The Homeland Security Department’s newest agency enjoys bipartisan support in shaky times.

Help Pick This Year’s Government All-Star Team

Nominations are open for the second annual Theodore Roosevelt Government Leadership Awards.

State Department CIO’s Plan to Reengineer Agency’s IT Process

The shift to cloud computing and agile development hit the State Department’s “sweet spot,” says CIO Stuart McGuigan.

The VA’s First Chief Innovation Officer Aims to Speed Up the Delivery of Cost-Saving Services

Michael Akinyele’s mission is to find ways to innovate health care delivery and scale it across the enterprise.

Unclear NSA CIO Role Puts the Agency’s IT at Risk, IG Says

Auditors report the position is not even in the agency’s organizational chart.

Another Poor Cybersecurity Audit at State Department Draws Scrutiny

Auditors have been reporting weaknesses in IT security controls for over a decade. 

DOD CIO Is Prepping Guidance on Endpoint Management

The department aims to clarify what beyond desktops qualifies as an endpoint.

One Year In, the Evidence Act is Producing Results

Most have identified evaluation officers and chief data officers and have started developing learning agendas that identify priority areas.

FITARA Hits Its 5-year Anniversary 

An enhanced scorecard will drive better government services for citizens. 

White House Plans to Tap SBA Official as Next Deputy Federal CIO

Maria Roat will join the Office of Management and Budget, according to multiple sources.