House Lawmakers Introduce Hack the State Department Bug Bounty Bill

The bill would offer cash rewards for vulnerabilities hackers discover in State Department websites.

How Much Does Artificial Intelligence Threaten National Security?

One lawmaker proposed a commission to examine the emerging tech through a national security lens.

President’s Management Agenda Is All About IT Modernization

Administration leaders unveiled the agenda in Kansas City, Missouri, promising success in IT modernization efforts where others have failed.

Better Threat Sharing is Just the First Step in Securing Elections, Senate Committee Says

The intelligence committee previewed far more recommendations, including better attribution.

Office of American Innovation Leader Takes New Job

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

Congress Faces Government Funding That Runs Out Friday

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

Here Are Some Key Challenges to Critical Infrastructure Security

Researchers should focus on when humans need to be in the loop and when machines can take charge.

Pentagon Tells Leaders to Talk More With Contractors — and Less to the Public and Press

One day after Air Force leaders severely restricted media contacts, Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan encouraged Pentagon officials to engage more with industry.

Trump Calls for a Space Force, a Concept His Pentagon Opposes

The president’s words could reanimate a legislative proposal that the defense secretary and others thought they had killed.

FEC Gets the Ball Rolling on Online Political Ads Rules

If passed, the rules would require websites to disclose who paid for online political ads urging viewers to vote for or against a specific candidate.

5G Faceoff on Capitol Hill

Localities want more of a say in broadband policymaking. The U.S. wireless industry wants to win its race with China.

How the Government’s Cyber Agency Rates on Cybersecurity

The annual FISMA report shows where the Homeland Security Department—the government’s point agency on cyber issues—can improve its own information security.

Congress Checks In On Modernizing Government Technology Act Progress

The Homeland Security reauthorization bill advances but loses an amendment on election security.

Senators Want Dumber Tech For Energy Grid Cybersecurity

A bill to study retro approaches to preventing and mitigating the effects of cyberattacks is advancing in the Senate.

USAID Launches Program To Bring More Women Online

The WomenConnect Challenge is offering $1 million to projects that address why women in low- and middle-income countries are offline.