CIO Briefing

Yes, The Security Clearance Backlog is Getting Worse

The Government Accountability Office also found there's not a plan to reverse it.

Ideas

Why Managing APIs is Critical for Federal Agencies

Federal IT managers are basically software-as-a-service providers and should be prepared to act that way.

Sponsor Content

Building a Brave New World: Interviews with Federal Tech Leaders on the Future of Cybersecurity

In the face of increasingly sophisticated threats, federal agencies are ratcheting up cyber defenses.

IT Modernization

White House Releases Final Tech Modernization Plan

The far-reaching plan pushes agencies to adopt cloud and shared services.

Emerging Tech

How to Give the Gift of Bitcoin This Holiday Season

All of your friends and family are secretly hoping to unwrap the gift of a speculative, volatile investment.

IT Modernization

Why Veterans Affairs Isn’t Waiting for a ‘Perfect’ Health Records Solution

The department’s aiming for as seamless a solution for medical records as technologically possible, VA Secretary David Shulkin said.

IT Modernization

Pentagon's Next Cloud Contract Could Be Worth Billions

The Defense Department intends to award a cloud computing contract next year that could disrupt the entire federal market.

IT Modernization

Here’s Who Might Dominate Alliant 2 Business

The contract may feature 61 businesses but a research firm says far fewer companies will snag most of the business.

Cybersecurity

Only One-Third of Agencies Are Using Anti-Spoofing Email Tool

And the Homeland Security Department's January deadline for implementation is approaching.

Policy

House Panel Passes Revamped Anti-Sex Trafficking Bill

Lawmakers revised the controversial bill to criminalize online prostitution and added some other protections for tech companies.

Policy

Trump Signed NDAA. Here’s What It Means.

The Modernizing Government Technology Act—and several other tech amendments—could have an immediate impact on the government’s tech landscape.

Emerging Tech

Hurricane Maria Has Made Puerto Rico a Testbed for New Technology

Government, tech companies, and nonprofits have all worked to bring the US territory back online.

Cybersecurity

How Russia Hacked America—And Why It Will Happen Again

Russian-backed psychological cyber warfare will only get better.

Cybersecurity

Company That Used Russian Coders for Pentagon Project Strikes Deal

The subcontractor that hired the coders signed a non-prosecution deal to end a criminal investigation.