Tags Rep. Will Hurd

Lawmakers might penalize agencies with CIOs who don’t report directly to the top

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 6 days ago

Rep. Will Hurd is looking for ways to penalize agencies that don't have the CIO reporting to the secretary or deputy secretary level.

Reduced request for airport scanners earns a broadside from Rep. McCaul

by Carten Cordell • 1 month ago

The top Republican on the House Homeland Security Committee took some shots at the Office of Management and Budget over the White House's funding proposal for airport screening technology.

The new-age Manhattan Project: How do we protect today’s secrets from tomorrow’s quantum computers?

by Carten Cordell • 2 months ago

While quantum computers aren't here yet, there are growing calls to develop the cryptography to protect against them today.

Trump signs Modernizing Government Technology Act into law

by Carten Cordell • 3 months ago

The move fulfills a more than a year-long effort to allow federal agencies to reprogram unused budget allocation to fund future IT modernization projects.

The third Congressional Hackathon tackles openness and faith in government

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 months ago

People don't trust their government. Is there a hack for that?

With MGT on the path to becoming law, Hurd looks to the future

by Carten Cordell • 4 months ago

Will Hurd is on the verge of seeing his Modernizing Government Technology Act become law. Now, he just has to work on an encore.