DHS and immigration authorities sued by ACLU over phone tracking
The organization wants to know how bulk databases of phone location data are being used by the agencies, which have refused Democratic senators' requests for their legal analysis.
OMB should lead category management efforts to improve contract data, GAO says
In a new report, GAO found OMB's category management initiative focused too much on how to buy things at the expense of helping agencies determine what goods and services they actually need.
FedRAMP cloud security requirements under revision
The program management offices is aligning security impact levels with new NIST guidance on security and privacy controls.
ICE’s $100M cloud deal could renew pressure on AWS, Microsoft over human rights abuses
Employees at both companies have previously attempted to stop their involvement with the agency over its enforcement of the Trump administration's child separation policy at the U.S.-Mexico border.
IT bills to watch during Congress’ ‘lame duck’ session
Several pieces of legislation are ready for President Trump's signature. Others are further behind.
GSA should have key role in governmentwide IT adoption under Biden, report says
The administration needs to identify innovations worth scaling, according to one member of Joe Biden's transition team, and the GSA administrator — functioning like a COO — could be the one to oversee such effort.