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Sen. James Lankford R-Okla.

Senator Labels OPM Breach a ‘Federal Fumble’ of 2015

“The federal government still does not know -- and may not know for years to come -- the extent of the damage done by the massive OPM breach,” the report stated.

Revamping IRS Electronic Fraud Detection Could Waste $18 Million a Year

A new Treasury audit found that the IRS planned to run the new and old systems simultaneously.

OPM Is Just Now Figuring Out How Much Data It Owns

Months after it announced it was hacked, the agency has finally put together an inventory of its own servers.

Leaked Pentagon Bomber Data, Scoop Up Toy Company Details on Kids, and Pinch Credit Cards from Wisconsin Resort

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

Senate Foreign Relations Committee member Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., questions Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Benjamin Ziff, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, during the committee's hearing entitled: "Putin's Invasion of Ukraine an

Secret DHS Audit Could Prove Governmentwide Hacker Surveillance Isn’t Really Governmentwide

The intrusion-prevention system, named EINSTEIN 3 Accelerated, garnered both ridicule and praise following the OPM hack.

Emma, USCIS' New Virtual Assistant, Can Soon Answer Your Visa Questions

A rudimentary, text-based version of more advanced virtual assistants such as Apple's Siri, Emma interprets typed questions and direct users to relevant parts of the USCIS website.

Watchdog: Too Many DARPA Projects Enter 'Valley of Death,' Don't Progress

DARPA's method of tracking "technology transition" is unreliable.

FDA Crowdsourcing its Way to Precision Medicine. But What About Security?

A team at FDA is in the midst of launching PrecisionFDA, a cloud-based platform so researchers can work together.

The Obama administration wants students to know how their colleges rate.

How a Digital Swat Team Drove Home Obama’s College Scorecard

The administration brought in techies after three years of controversy.

Why Poor FITARA Grades Are a Good Start

The first round of ratings provides critical benchmarks.