The advance was aided by a White House digital fix-it team, a squad that also saved Obamacare website HealthCare.gov.
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Making sure new digital teams are seamlessly integrated into agency operations has some officials fearing a potential culture clash.
The code repository is used by several federal groups, including the White House.
One of the government’s most risk-averse agencies is making plans for a BYOD pilot program this summer.
A former DEA official and a former Secret Service agent are accused of using bitcoin to launder money during an investigation into Silk Road.
The House Oversight panel had suggested it would do its own probe, but is standing down for now.
The DHS IT Duplication Reduction Act, introduced last week, would require the DHS chief information officer to report to Congress on plans for reducing duplicative IT systems.
Benghazi panel Chairman Gowdy complains she "unilaterally decided to wipe her server clean."
At the end of a two-day cyber policy hackathon, the team from the University of Maryland University College was awarded the top prize for addressing a massive cyberattack on a fictional country.
All told, there are some 1.6 million government workers (including state and local) in positions where data is “central to the job,” according to a recent Commerce Department report.