Obama budget halts IT growth, cuts data centers

Obama budget halts IT growth, cuts data centers

President Barack Obama's 2011 budget proposal, released Monday, flattens federal IT spending and orders federal departments to consolidate and centralize...

February 2nd, 2010 Patrick Thibodeau

Obama again close to naming cybersecurity chief

Obama again close to naming cybersecurity chief

The Obama Administration is once again reported to be close to naming a White House cybersecurity coordinator.A story in the Federal...

November 17th, 2009 Jaikumar Vijayan

Obama may tap ex-Clinton aide as security chief

Obama may tap ex-Clinton aide as security chief

More than three months after establishing a new White House office for cybersecurity , President Barack Obama may finally be...

September 10th, 2009 Jaikumar Vijayan

White House faces free speech law suit

White House faces free speech law suit

Two conservative organizations, a physicians' group and a social policy think tank, are suing the Obama administration for privacy and...

August 31st, 2009 Jaikumar Vijayan

Is Obama’s BlackBerry a security threat?

Is Obama’s BlackBerry a security threat?

In the past week I've read a lot of stories about President-Elect Barack Obama possibly having to relinquish his BlackBerry...

November 24th, 2008 Bill Brenner and Jeremy Kirk

Slow gains being made in cyber security, say Feds

Slow gains being made in cyber security, say Feds

Washington politicians are frequently denounced for moving too slowly to respond to emerging problems, and while the adage has proven...

April 10th, 2008 Matt Hines

Halt illegal terrorist wiretapping plan, judge rules

Halt illegal terrorist wiretapping plan, judge rules

A U.S. judge has ruled that a U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) program to wiretap telephone and Internet traffic of...

August 17th, 2006 Grant Gross

Cybercorps grads aim to boost federal IT security

Cybercorps grads aim to boost federal IT security

IT security at federal agencies will get a boost this month from the first class of 46 students, mostly midcareer...

June 11th, 2003 Patrick Thibodeau

President’s cybersecurity chief defends agenda

President’s cybersecurity chief defends agenda

U.S. President George W. Bush's top cybersecurity advisor defended his boss's Internet security agenda but called for help from everyone...

March 31st, 2003 Grant Gross