Manager says DHS will give lawmakers a report Dec. 4 laying out the initiative's costs, schedule and deployments.
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Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., threatens to hold up next year’s Pentagon spending bill if issues with the travel system are not resolved.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says long-term goal should be not just combating terrorism but leading in science by investing in national security advances.
Transportation Department and Small Business Administration jump from lowest ranking to highest in just a few months.
Initiative is vulnerable to changing schedule and cost estimates, Homeland Security IG says.
More than 40 percent of recently reported data breaches were the result of stolen or lost equipment; hacker intrusions are much less frequent.
Veterans Affairs’ move to consolidate technology operations addresses much of what was in the bill, Senate spokesman says.
The most progress has been made in handling personnel security and identifying who is accessing various IT systems.
Poor planning and a lack of execution could doom the Office of Management and Budget’s information technology streamlining projects, industry officials say.
Observers don’t, however, expect drastic changes in government information technology policy.