White House Cuts Cyber Coordinator Role But Lawmakers Say Not So Fast

House Democrats charged National Security Adviser John Bolton’s move lowers the White House’s cyber expertise as threats are increasing.

Trump Strengthens Agency CIO Authority with Executive Order

The order puts presidential weight behind past legislation giving government CIOs more authority over hiring and budget.

Embattled FEMA CIO Reassigned to Caribbean Post

Patsy Garnett will step in as acting CIO until a permanent replacement is hired.

What the Federal CIO Thinks a CIO Should Be

Being a technologist is not enough for government CIOs, according to Suzette Kent. They need to evolve.

How Data Geeks Can Move Their Findings Up the Ladder

Here are tips for making sure decision-makers don't ignore your analyses.

How Sharing Could Accelerate Reform

Active best practice sharing across government makes things better, faster and cheaper.

VA CIO Announces Immediate Departure

Scott Blackburn joined the VA in 2014 and served as acting CIO since September.

White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Leaving Office

Rob Joyce’s departure comes just a few days after Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert resigned.

White House Wants Regulators to Keep Hands Off Tech Industry

National security and economic growth depend on a free and open internet, U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer Michael Kratsios said.

Trump Homeland Security Adviser Bossert Resigns

Bossert was instrumental in developing the administrations cyber policy.

Pentagon Picks Former JP Morgan Executive To Be CIO

Dana Deasy brings considerable private-sector experience to the Defense Department’s efforts to transform its IT operations.

HUD CIO Abruptly Resigns

Amid allegations of corruption, HUD CIO Johnson Joy has resigned.

Agencies Could Be Graded On More Than FITARA Under New Scorecard

At least one lawmaker wants to transition the scorecard to have a wider focus beyond FITARA but not everyone is ready to move on.

How to Improve Federal Cybersecurity Efforts

The public sector can, and should, play a larger role in helping ensure massive breaches don’t happen again.

It Takes More Than Tech Skills To Be a Strong Cyber Leader

A White House cyber policy official and a cybersecurity professor both encourage students to broaden their studies beyond technology and coding.

House Passes Bill Strengthening Powers of FCC CIO

The bill would reauthorize the Federal Communications Commision, encourage broadband development and make some changes to the commission’s oversight.

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.

FBI Selects New Tech Leader From Its Own Ranks

A 20-year veteran of the bureau will facilitate the FBI’s modernization efforts as head of the Information and Technology Branch.