House Lawmakers Introduce Hack the State Department Bug Bounty Bill

The bill would offer cash rewards for vulnerabilities hackers discover in State Department websites.

Sponsor Content

Phishing Is Culprit Behind Vast Majority of Data Exfiltration, Intelligence Official Says

A top federal counterintelligence official says agencies must do more to harden their cybersecurity defenses, even if that means sacrificing some mission capabilities.


How Much Does Artificial Intelligence Threaten National Security?

One lawmaker proposed a commission to examine the emerging tech through a national security lens.

IT Modernization

FBI Issues Timeline for Secretive IT Support Contract

The bureau rolled out key dates—but not other details—for its next-generation IT contract.

CIO Briefing

Five Myths About Pentagon Weapons Programs

As the service secretaries converge on Capitol Hill to talk acquisition reform, it’s important to sort fact from fiction.


The Reality vs. Hype About Automation, AI and Self-Healing

Automation will become increasingly important as federal agencies look to optimize their networks.


How Mapping And Data Could Make The Census Cheaper

The tool can help the bureau tailor outreach efforts and find potential employees.

IT Modernization

President’s Management Agenda Is All About IT Modernization

Administration leaders unveiled the agenda in Kansas City, Missouri, promising success in IT modernization efforts where others have failed.


Facebook Just Blocked This Cambridge Analytica Affiliate. Why Does It Still Have a State Department Contract?

Strategic Communications Laboratories worked with Cambridge Analytica, which reportedly used social-media data to target likely Trump voters.

CIO Briefing

HUD CIO Abruptly Resigns

Amid allegations of corruption, HUD CIO Johnson Joy has resigned.


After Faces, China Is Moving Quickly to Identify People By Their Voices

China’s digitally-connected population has enabled the government to track people in many forms.

Emerging Tech

Self-Driving Cars Still Don't Know How to See

An Uber autonomous SUV killed a pedestrian. What does that say about the promise of self-driving technology?

CIO Briefing

CSRA Rebuffs CACI Bid

After receiving an unsolicited bid Sunday from CACI, CSRA and General Dynamics sweetened their original merger agreement.


Government Starts to Build New Links for Its Blockchain

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is prepping the final version of a report on effective blockchain use—and when to avoid it.