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the USIS building in Falls Church, Va. A cyber-attack similar to previous hacker intrusions from China penetrated computer networks for months at USIS, the government’s leading security clearance contractor.

Private Investigators Say Hacked and Bankrupt USIS Didn’t Shirk Security

Investigators retained by USIS said the company deployed appropriate defenses and was cooperative with government probes.

A New Look at How Federal IT Reform is Faring in 5 Charts

The new data measure the extent to which agency IT projects stay within budget and on schedule and the average time it takes to deliver key phases of a project.

Innovation in Federal IT? Sorry, Not in the Budget This Year

A new survey, not surprisingly, finds “budget limitations” are the top barrier to new IT adoption.

Protestors rally against NSA surveillance in Washington in 2013.

House Lawmakers Float Bill to End NSA Mass Surveillance

A bipartisan group is launching a final push to reform the government’s spying apparatus.

Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md.

Lawmaker Says USIS May Have Shortchanged Cybersecurity before Hack of 27,000 Employee Records

The new accusations come on top of a $1 billion Justice Department lawsuit alleging USIS defrauded the government by conducting incomplete background investigations.

Here Are the Agency Websites Google Doesn’t Think are Mobile Friendly

Bad news for some dot-govs: Google will now rank websites based on their mobile friendliness.

FCC Website Gets a Refresh

A prototype of the site went live after months of research and focus groups.

Geeks vs. Suits: What's the Real Difference between 18F and USDS?

One was created to ship culture and the other was created to ship confidence. It’s the age-old saga of geeks vs. suits.

Mitch McConnell Introduces Plan to Reauthorize Patriot Act For Five More Years

The move may thwart any attempt to reform the NSA’s mass-surveillance authorities.

Senators Zero in on ‘Inaccurate’ IT Dashboard Ratings

A key Senate committee says its examining "the lack of transparency and inaccuracy of risk information” posted by agencies on the IT Dashboard.