CIO Briefing

Interior Department IT Manager Admits to Credit Card Fraud

The employee had to repay $3,554 in fraudulent charges and received a year’s probation.

CIO Briefing

The Bumps, Cuts and Zeros in Trump’s Tech Budget

Federal IT sees an overall boost in spending, but many research programs take a hit.

CIO Briefing

Congress Questions Software Bug Hoarding, WannaCry Patches and Modern Pirates

The PATCH Act is an effort to balance “national security and general cybersecurity,” Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, part of a group that introduced the bill, said in a statement.

Cybersecurity

Hackers Antagonize Universities, Create Trojans and Find 'Crazy Bad' Zero Day

Just another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.

CIO Briefing

Hill Leaders: You Need Us to Make the Cyber Executive Order Work

Congress will play a key role in ensuring successful implementation of the order’s directives to protect government and critical infrastructure systems.

CIO Briefing

Get Ready for Another Net Neutrality Rumble

Senators also face a cyber-heavy schedule including a Russian election interference hearing.

CIO Briefing

MGT Act, FAFSA Data Breach on Congress' Agenda

Updating old systems and investigating what's happened with a popular student-aid tool are on Congress' calendar this week.

Cybersecurity

Hackers Hit Talent Agency, Payday Lender and Video Game Giant

Just another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.

Cybersecurity

Hackers Target Trade Group, Rob Banks and Steal Athletes' Medical Records

Just another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.

CIO Briefing

Lawmakers Try to Roll Back Online Privacy Rollback and Offer Vets Coding Boot Camps

This week, legislators introduced plenty of bills to claw back privacy rights, require mobile government websites and support high-tech training for veterans and law enforcement officials. 

CIO Briefing

Congress’ Favorite Word This Week: Transparency

This week, lawmakers tackled legislation that included the words "open" and "online" as if they were playing some kind of transparency bingo game.

Cybersecurity

Hackers Leak Job Seekers' Info, Customer Data and Discover Cisco Bugs

Just another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.