Senate

One organization’s movement to get more techies in Congress

by Samantha Ehlinger • 2 weeks ago

A Democratic, pro-science and technology political action committee wants to help elect more tech-savvy members of Congress who can keep up with emerging, complex tech topics.

A popular IDEA: Digital government bill gets Senate version

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

The bill corresponds with one introduced to the House in May.

Pentagon mulling contract for automated mobile device management on classified networks

by Billy Mitchell • 2 months ago

DISA is searching for exisiting automated provisioning tools to support devices used in the Department of Defense Mobility Classified Capability program.

White House nominates Karen Evans to head new Energy cyber office

by FedScoop Staff • 2 months ago

Evans would serve as assistant secretary of Energy for cybersecurity, energy security and emergency response, heading the office of the same name created by Secretary Rick Perry earlier this year to protect America's energy infrastructure from cyberattacks.

Agencies excited about the potential for increased counter-drone authority for national security

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 months ago

Representatives from the Department of Homeland Security, the FBI and the FAA spoke in favor of the recently introduced Preventing Emerging Threats Act of 2018.

Senate NDAA gives marching orders for Pentagon’s JEDI cloud

by Billy Mitchell • 3 months ago

The Senate NDAA's language seems to suggest that if the JEDI commercial cloud is the DOD's preferred strategy to modernize its systems, then it should be all-in and its preparations should reflect that.