Pentagon automating its Cybersecurity Scorecard
The department is looking to release the Cybersecurity Scorecard 2.0 in the near future to replace the "static," self-reported version, said acting DOD CIO John Zangardi.
‘A strategic mistake’: Shulkin criticizes VA’s decision against unified health records with DOD
David Shulkin called it a "strategic mistake" for the Department of Veterans Affairs not to move to an integrated, modernized electronic health record platform directly aligned with the Defense Department.
FBI would get $61M to fight cybercrime, encryption in Trump budget proposal
President Donald Trump’s budget blueprint for the federal government proposes a $61 million increase for the FBI and Justice Department in fiscal 2018 to better track terrorist communications and combat cybercriminals.
The barrier to mobility in classified situations? Policy, say SOCOM and former CIA officials
Policy hasn't kept up to accommodate technical solutions that would facilitate mobility in classified cases, said two officials on Thursday at the AFCEA Washington, D.C. Mobile Tech Summit.
Critical DOD cybersecurity functions safe from hiring freeze
Defense Department civilian jobs "critical" to cybersecurity are safe from the hiring freeze, according to a new memorandum released to the public Thursday.
Mulvaney: DATA Act crucial for sorting out federal spending
After two confirmation hearings Tuesday, it was clear that President Donald Trump's nominee to head the Office of Management and Budget has DATA Act implementation in mind.