Lawmakers Want Answers on FDIC Data Breaches and Stingrays

And a new bill pushes for the naming and shaming of foreign hackers and government officials who attack the U.S.

NASA Finally Gets a New Leader

Nearly 15 months after President Trump was sworn in, the space agency has a permanent administrator.

DHS is Lukewarm on the Bug Bounty Programs Congress Keeps Pushing

A bill mandating a DHS bug bounty passed the Senate Tuesday, but the department says it would duplicate work it’s already doing.

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.