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Lawmakers Not Briefed About Creation of Obama's $35 Million Cyber Agency

"I believe [the news] is how everyone else found it . … We know about as much as you do," says congressional Republican close to the intelligence community.

High-Risk List: Government IT Projects Fail ‘Too Frequently’

The government has wasted billions on botched IT projects that fail to deliver promised -- or any -- functionality and have been mothballed. Even more programs are still on the books, but remain at risk of falling behind

Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Lisa Monaco.

Obama’s New Cyber Agency Puts Spies in Charge of Sharing Threat Tips with Agencies

The new Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center will be patterned after the intelligence fusion center stood up in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

19 Dot-Gov Domains to Use HTTPS Encryption By Default -- But Not

HTTPS ensure sensitive data aren’t encoded in plain text format and makes it more difficult for interlopers to redirect visitors to a different site.

CIA is Bringing Amazon’s Marketplace to the Intelligence Community

In the coming months, Amazon Web Services will launch an IC-only cloud marketplace that aims to shake up the way spy agencies purchase software.

Obama To Germany: Stop 'Assuming the Worst' About NSA Spying

The president admitted Snowden revelations have damaged U.S.-German relations but asked for the benefit of the doubt about the NSA’s surveillance programs.

A view of the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center before remarks by President Barack Obama, on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, in Arlington, Va.

DHS Wants to Plug Holes in Cyber Defenses with Big Data

Parsing data gleaned from its network-monitoring activities could provide a full-scale, real-time model of the potential cyberthreat agencies face, DHS officials say.

Gene Dodaro, comptroller general of the Government Accountability Office, testifies before the Senate Banking Committee Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009.

GAO's High-Risk List Adds IT Acquisition and Veteran Health Care

Multiple Capitol Hill sources confirmed to Nextgov that IT acquisition and operations and veteran health care are now included.

United States Military Academy cadets watch data on computers at the Cyber Research Center at the United States Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., Wednesday, April 9, 2014. The West Point cadets are fending off cyber attacks this week as part of an exe

Need a Job? Cyber Command Is Halfway Full

The Pentagon is at the midway point of staffing a projected 6,000-person Cyber Command.