IRS Commissioner calls IT modernization ‘virtually impossible’ with start-stop funding

by • 4 weeks ago

Lawmakers disagree over whether the agency should receive extra funding to tackle its backlog of more than five million paper tax returns.

White House proposes extra $300M for Technology Modernization Fund in 2023

by • 2 months ago

If authorized, the additional funding would supplement the $1 billion provided last year through the American Rescue Plan.

SASC chair: conflict in Ukraine demonstrating importance of cyber cooperation with foreign partners

by • 2 months ago

The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee wants to see continued cyber support for friendly countries overseas.

State Department spent $55.7M of COVID-19 relief funding on IT capacity expansion 

by • 2 months ago

The department’s Bureau of Information used the money to make adjustments including the purchase of additional licenses and extra infrastructure.

Cyber Command and NSA still working to meet measures necessary to split

by • 2 months ago

The head of Cyber Command and NSA said his organizations continue to meet congressionally imposed measures needed to split, but lauded the dual-hat structure.

FDIC innovation chief quits agency, blasts ‘hesitant and hostile’ attitude to tech change

by • 3 months ago

Sultan Meghji has left the corporation and decried the slow pace of cultural change in a Bloomberg op-ed.