The General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service just created the Highly Adaptive Cybersecurity Services Special Item Number (HACSSIN) to add cyber services to GSA’s Schedule 70 to help agencies procure cyber solutions.
The Homeland Security Department’s National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center is using new automation technologies to flip the script on script kiddies and black-hat hackers by getting proactive about cyber defense.
Palo Alto Networks Chief Security Officer Rick Howard said automation is key to detecting and preventing attacks – and maintaining a healthy network
Agencies are under the gun to meet the Dec. 31 deadline to manage all permanent and temporary email in an accessible, electronic format. Earlier this year, agencies said they were in good shape to meet that requirement.
The Justice Department’s Office of Information Policy is constantly fighting an uphill battle to improve federal agencies’ responses to FOIA requests.
FBI Chief Information Officer Gordon Bitko said there’s nothing wrong with technology-driven innovations that help employees perform their missions. The problem is the lack of coordination from on high.
Joe Klimavicz, Justice Department chief information officer, is moving DoJ to a Microsoft 365 cloud-based solution to ensure its various components can communicate effectively.
The Defense Department is having a particularly tough time integrating mobile technology into its mission, largely because every attempt to link it to the Common-Access-Card has been too cumbersome. But DISA’s Purebred program may have found a way to bypass the CAC altogether.
Identity management is rising to the top of the list for many federal information technology professionals. Federal News Radio recently sat down with SailPoint Chief Technology Officer Darran Rolls to address the challenges federal technology leaders face today.
With 85 percent of agencies using smart identity cards to log onto computer networks, they’re starting to look ahead to the next phase of identity management: controlling who gets access to what information, and when.
Are fingerprints better than passwords for securing government systems? That’s what the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace is trying to determine.
USPS improved its numbers across the board in 2016, reaching record growth in certain categories, but still lost money due to retiree health benefits prefunding requirements and April’s exigent rollback, which cost USPS about $1 billion this year.
The last member of the U.S. Postal Service’s Board of Governors vacated his position on Dec. 8, leaving the group — which is supposed to have nine members — completely depopulated. That’s never happened before, and it’s leaving the USPS’ future uncertain.
The U.S. Postal Service wants to jump on the drone delivery bandwagon, but the American people are not entirely sure about the idea just yet.
The most recent plan to save the Postal Service involves taking a page out of the private sector’s book: required enrollment in Medicare.