How Mapping And Data Could Make The Census Cheaper

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

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.


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.


HHS Wants to Use AI to Buy in Bulk

The agency wants to use artificial intelligence to find hidden efficiencies in contract data.

CIO Briefing

Office of American Innovation Leader Takes New Job

Chris Liddell is the latest in staff changes at the tech-focused office.

IT Modernization

The IRS System Processing Your Taxes is Almost 60 Years Old

The IRS’ Individual Master File may be the oldest IT system in government and its failure could disrupt tax processing nationwide.


The Pentagon Wants AI To Reveal Adversaries’ True Intentions

The U.S. military is looking to enlist game theory and artificial intelligence to fight tomorrow’s unconventional warfare tactics.


The Data Expert Who Exposed Facebook’s Breach Has Been Suspended by Facebook

The breached allowed for the harvest of data from tens of millions of users without their permission.

CIO Briefing

Congress Faces Government Funding That Runs Out Friday

Lawmakers have been working on an omnibus spending bill but it has yet to be introduced.