House Armed Services Chair Wants to Cut DISA and Number of Defense CIOs

Draft legislation from Rep. Mac Thornberry would eliminate several Defense agencies, including DISA.

There's No Better Time to Pass Privacy Laws, Experts Say

Tech companies, experts argued, aren’t really going to police themselves.

Lawmakers Question FBI’s Push for Backdoors in Encrypted Devices

They also push a wave of privacy bills post-Facebook’s Hill visit.

How Lawmakers Want to Rein in Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg's marathon testimony foreshadowed that regulations are coming.

Five Things the World Finally Realizes About Facebook

The questions Mark Zuckerberg is being pressed to answer are bigger than the platform.

Here’s What Government Gets Wrong About Bug Bounties

Congress has gone bananas for bug bounties, but they may not always be the right choice.

Zuckerberg Will Reportedly Face the Music Before Congress Instead of Sending His Deputies

Facebook has previously only sent lawyers or lower-level executives to Congress.

U.S. Seeks to Dismiss Kaspersky Suit Against Legislative Ban

The government filed motions to dismiss two Kaspersky lawsuits Monday, challenging legal and administrative bans.

Branding the Federal Customer Experience

If experience is everything, federal agencies need to to take a holistic view of how they're serving citizens.

Defense R&D Gets a Huge Boost Under the 2018 Omnibus

But it’s not the only agency with more to spend on research.

Congress Tells Pentagon to Justify Its Single Cloud Plan

The omnibus spending package directs the Pentagon to outline its cloud strategy and share reports, costs and other details related to its JEDI procurement.

Spending Bill Boosts Election Security, Clarifies Overseas Data Warrants

The bill also requires supply chain reviews for cyber risk at some agencies.

Here’s What Agencies Could Spend on IT Modernization Per 2018 Omnibus

The $2.26 billion—which includes some maintenance—gives an idea of the scale at which modernization will take place across government.

With Shutdown Days Away, Lawmakers Unveil Massive Federal Spending Bill

Congress must approve funding by Friday to keep agencies across government operating.

House Lawmakers Introduce Hack the State Department Bug Bounty Bill

The bill would offer cash rewards for vulnerabilities hackers discover in State Department websites.