Data

Edward Snowden Is Campaigning Against the World’s Largest Biometric ID Program

Aadhaar, India’s 12-digit unique identification number program that has been under fire for its security and privacy systems.

Data

Russian Twitterbots Are Blaming the US Shutdown on Democrats

In the last 48 hours, Russia-linked Twitter accounts tweeted #schumershutdown more than any other hashtag.

Policy

Senate Strikes Deal, Moves to Reopen Government

Government shutdown expected to end just hours after agencies sent employees home.

Sponsor Content

Agencies Need a New Cybersecurity Approach Following Breaches

If agencies take a proactive approach to security they can detect threats faster, respond more quickly and better mitigate the effects of attacks.

Ideas

A Shutdown Smorgasbord for Tired Techies

Amazon's turning to artificial intelligence to get rid of store lines while YouTube is still tuning its algorithms to flag objectionsable content.

CIO Briefing

What Happens to Astronauts During a Government Shutdown?

How NASA scales down to a skeleton crew when Congress misses a big budget deadline

Emerging Tech

Design a Long-Haul Drone And Win Up to $320,000

A National Institute of Standards and Technology contest wants the drone that can haul the most for the longest flight time.

Policy

Shutdown Continues Into a Third Day

In the shutdown's shadow, Congress also renewed controversial internet spying powers.

Emerging Tech

The Robots of 2018 Are iPads on Wheels

Information robots took over the robot section of CES 2018.

CIO Briefing

Amazon Won't Ask Your Old Salary, a Rule That May Actually Hurt Women

Amazon plans to hire at least 100,000 new employees in the US this year.

Policy

Trump Team Enters New, Risky Territory on Shutdown Budgeting

Administration may be skirting the limits of its legal authority to carry forward and transfer funding.

Policy

The Real Reasons Why the Government Shut Down

Immigration isn’t the only sticking point.

CIO Briefing

Pentagon Deputy Tapped For Powerful New Management Role

The chief management officer position would focus on business reform but include IT and data management responsibilities.

CIO Briefing

In Case of Shutdown, These Agencies Want Your Government Phone Off

For some feds, the only authorized use of a government-issued device during a shutdown is seeing if they need to go back to work.

CIO Briefing

State CIOs Want Federal Agencies to Get Out of Their Way

NASCIO’s advocacy priorities cite duplicative and conflicting security regulations and audits as a waste of time and money.

IT Modernization

Is 2018 the Year Congress Finally Passes 'Dig Once' Broadband Legislation?

Advocates worry the allure of Trump’s elusive infrastructure package is stalling improved Internet access, particularly in rural America.