Cybersecurity

State Reauthorization Elevates Cyber Office Tillerson Once Shuttered

The House bill closely tracks a standalone bill to restore and elevate the cyber coordinator’s office.

Data

Defense Electronic Health Records Program Seeks Help Organizing Influx of Data

The Defense Health Agency wants to know if a vendor can help match all the new data it’s collecting with the old.

Emerging Tech

Drone Technology Is Now Dangerous Enough to Kill For

Advances in consumer electronics are making drones available to armed forces without the resources to hire billion-dollar defense contractors.

Data

The Man Who Harvested Facebook Data for Cambridge Analytica Doesn’t Think He Affected the 2016 Election

Aleksandr Kogan, the Cambridge University academic who created the app that helped the data analysis firm obtain the personal information of millions, finally speaks out.

IT Modernization

Management Chief: Workforce Must Change to Reach IT Modernization Goals

The Office of Management and Budget’s Margaret Weichert shares how the administration's “holistic approach” to management can fix the government’s technology woes.

CIO Briefing

Lawmakers Want Answers on FDIC Data Breaches and Stingrays

And a new bill pushes for the naming and shaming of foreign hackers and government officials who attack the U.S.

IT Modernization

Technology Modernization Fund Board Picks First Projects to Advance

The field has narrowed from nine projects to four, according to board chair Suzette Kent.

CIO Briefing

NASA Finally Gets a New Leader

Nearly 15 months after President Trump was sworn in, the space agency has a permanent administrator.

Cybersecurity

DARPA Wants to Merge Human and Computer Cyber Defenders

The CHESS program would build on DARPA’s autonomous cybersecurity contest and traditional hacking competitions.

IT Modernization

Federal Cloud Leaders Say Lift-And-Shift Migrations Can Leave You ‘Sorely Disappointed’

Agency experts said it’s often better to start over with legacy systems than try to force them into the cloud.

CIO Briefing

Is OPM's New Weather Policy the 'Natural Progression' of Telework?

Advocate urges careful roll-out of policy requiring remote workers to remain on the job during inclement weather.

Data

The Pentagon Is Building an AI Product Factory

Job One for the new Joint Artificial Intelligence Center will be delivering solutions for services’ specific problems.

CIO Briefing

The Latest Trend for Tech Interviews: Days of Unpaid Homework

Some hiring managers contend that there are better ways to evaluate programmers, however.