OPM to Charge Agencies for Services Offered to Hack Victims

Agencies will have to scramble to find fiscal 2015 funding.

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Senate Cybersecurity Plan Faces Hurdles

Significant issues remain for the proposed cybersecurity legislation, which is competing with at least two other issues for a vote before recess.

White House Grievance Portal Gets Upgraded


The White House will now aim to respond within 60 days.


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Will Digital Service Funding Survive Congressional Penny Pinching?

The Senate appropriations committee last week approved an annual spending measure that would grant USDS just one-third of the new funding President Barack Obama requested to scale up the team.


The Future-Forward Cybersecurity Fix

The U.S. government is playing catch-up on security primarily because it has not been able to keep up with the advances in technology over the last decade.

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10 Years After Katrina, NOAA Preps for Launch of Powerful New Weather Satellites

The first Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R series will produce “30 times the data at five times the rate and twice the resolution” of the current crop of geostationary satellites.


HHS On the Lookout for a Deputy CIO

The deputy CIO will help coordinate the department's cloud strategy, among other responsibilities.


4 Steps to Boost Records Management Practices

Federal employees and managers aren't confident about what actually constitutes a record.

Protesters during a rally against mass surveillance in Washington in 2013.

Obama Administration Dismisses Online Petition Requesting Snowden Pardon

The White House has been responding to "We the People" petitions Tuesday


Why Identity-Theft Protection Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up To Be

Victims of data breaches are still vulnerable even with identity theft protection.


Watchdog: Water, Power on Pentagon Installations Need Better Protection Planning

Better planning could help DOD protect its utilities from cyberattack and unexpected storms, a GAO report said.


Census Wants Employees Prepared for Phishing Attacks

The training program is meant to make sure the bureau’s employees are armed with the appropriate knowledge and skill set to defend themselves against future attacks.