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White House Sees IT Modernization as a Relay Race, Not a Sprint or Marathon

Matt Lira, a member of the Office of American Innovation, says the Trump administration is bringing together federal IT stakeholders to collaborate and update government technology.

About // FedTech magazine deeply explores the critical issues federal IT leaders face as they evaluate and implement technology solutions to enhance their agency's or department's mission. FedTech is published by CDW, headquartered in Vernon Hills, Ill.

6 Ways Your Agency Can Avoid — or Fight Back Against — Phishing Attempts

The Interior Department has responded to phishing by boosting authentication security.

CBP Moves Ahead with Biometric Exit Detection Technology

The DHS component has started deploying facial recognition technology.

How Hybrid Cloud Storage Can Help Agencies Meet Rising Data Demands

Federal agencies can save money, gain flexibility and enhance security via hybrid cloud storage as data volume increases.

Agencies Face a Complex Threat Landscape Filled with Malware

Hackers are using commoditized malware to target a wide range of organizations and their users, especially via mobile devices.

Why Everything You Know About Cybersecurity Is Wrong

Federal IT security analysts must use data to be more efficient, take advantage of the cloud and improve citizen services.

More Needs to be Done to Address IoT Security Vulnerabilities, GAO Says

The Internet of Things presents great opportunities for the private sector and federal agencies, but a lack of consensus on security protocols invites threats.

HHS Plans to Stand Up Its Own Cyber Command Center by the End of June

The Health Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center will share health-specific cybersecurity threats with agencies and deliver best practices to providers.

Military IoT: DARPA’s ‘N-ZERO’ Initiative Aims to Conserve Power for IoT Sensors

The Defense Department’s research wing wants to use a new wireless technology to preserve power on Internet of Things sensors that are constantly monitoring battlefield conditions.

Trump’s 2018 Budget for DHS Emphasizes Federal Network Protection, Cyber Monitoring

The Department of Homeland Security would see increases in funding for most of its cybersecurity and IT efforts.