Today, most of the federal government's roughly 1,200 websites use HTTP technology, which exposes website content, browser format, search terms and other user information to eavesdroppers.
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But more than half of CIOs said it was difficult to compete for professionals with tech expertise, especially because of “limited compensation compared to the private sector."
The refrigerator-sized Deep Space Climate Observatory is a joint partnership between NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the U.S. Air Force.
After almost three years, the Department of Homeland Security has made little progress toward improving internal communication via radio, according to a recent IG verification review.
Officials think the massive data breach revealed this week is part of an effort by China to build a database of U.S. government workers.
The technology, EINSTEIN 3, is not designed to catch malware never been seen before, experts say.
The OPM hack certainly isn't the first -- or the last -- breach to happen to government.
"Take a breather," Leahy said during the C-SPAN interview. "There are always going to be attacks. There is always going to be hacking."
Officials say the push to streamline purchasing and HR functions will continue.
Its predecessor, the Patriot Act, garnered outrage and changed security policy globally. What should we expect from the Freedom Act, hastily passed last week?