Nextgov - All Contenthttp://www.nextgov.com/Federal technology news, best practices, and web 2.0 tools.en-usTue, 26 Aug 2014 17:19:06 -0400Police Allegedly Vet Dates Using Law Enforcement Databasehttp://www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2014/08/police-allegedly-vet-dates-using-law-enforcement-database/92474/While working at an investigations bureau in California, cops visited dating websites Tinder, eHarmony and Match.com.Aliya SternsteinTue, 26 Aug 2014 17:19:06 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2014/08/police-allegedly-vet-dates-using-law-enforcement-database/92474/Cybersecurityveralub/Shutterstock.comThousands of Weather Satellite Bugs Won’t Be Fixed For Yearshttp://www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2014/08/tens-thousands-weather-satellite-bugs-wont-be-fixed-years/92465/IG slams Raytheon and NOAA for failing to fix security holes on ground control system.Aliya SternsteinTue, 26 Aug 2014 17:10:43 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2014/08/tens-thousands-weather-satellite-bugs-wont-be-fixed-years/92465/CybersecurityThe Joint Polar Satellite SystemNOAAWhich US Company Will Help the Government Send Americans to Space?http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/2014/08/which-us-company-will-help-government-send-americans-space/92459/A different kind of space race is coming to an end.Marina Koren, National JournalTue, 26 Aug 2014 16:32:43 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/2014/08/which-us-company-will-help-government-send-americans-space/92459/Emerging TechVadim Sadovski/Shutterstock.com6 Charts That Show Why Utilities, Businesses are Concerned About Cyberhttp://www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2014/08/cybersecurity-charts/92336/Survey finds organizations are simply not prepared to deal with advanced cyber threatsCaitlin FairchildTue, 26 Aug 2014 16:16:04 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2014/08/cybersecurity-charts/92336/Cybersecuritywinui/Shutterstock.comUnder Further Scrutiny, Obamacare Website Gets CEOhttp://www.nextgov.com/health/2014/08/obamacare-website-gets-ceo-more-scrutiny/92438/Twenty HealthCare.gov-related contracts cost more than estimated, while the cost of seven more than doubled.Rebecca CarrollTue, 26 Aug 2014 15:42:47 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/health/2014/08/obamacare-website-gets-ceo-more-scrutiny/92438/HealthSylvia Mathews Burwell, HHS secretaryJ. Scott Applewhite/APPentagon Accepts Bids on Long-Awaited Health Records Contract http://www.nextgov.com/defense/2014/08/pentagon-accepting-bids-long-awaited-health-records-contract/92423/The solicitation is the first step in what could be an $11 billion effort over the next decade to modernize the Pentagon's health records system.Frank KonkelTue, 26 Aug 2014 12:14:13 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/2014/08/pentagon-accepting-bids-long-awaited-health-records-contract/92423/DefenseArmy Maj. (Dr.) Tim Cheslock examines a patient and fellow soldier at the primary care New Kabul Compound clinic in Afghanistan.U.S. ArmyVA to Kick Off Hunt For New Patient Scheduling System Next Monthhttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/2014/08/va-kick-hunt-new-patient-scheduling-system-next-month/92402/By the end of September, VA plans to issue a solicitation for a new system to manage the scheduling of veterans’ medical appointments.Jack MooreTue, 26 Aug 2014 11:36:26 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/2014/08/va-kick-hunt-new-patient-scheduling-system-next-month/92402/DefenseThree statues portraying a wounded soldier being helped, stand on the grounds of the Minneapolis VA Hospital.Jim Mone/APMillions of Weather Records Pose Big Data Challenge for Scientistshttp://www.nextgov.com/big-data/2014/08/quest-scan-millions-weather-records/92414/Scientists are embarking on data rescue missions all over the world to find and digitize old climate information.Rose Eveleth, The AtlanticTue, 26 Aug 2014 11:08:35 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/big-data/2014/08/quest-scan-millions-weather-records/92414/Big DataHarvepino/Shutterstock.comBehind the Huge Cyberattack Campaign Against Latin American Governmentshttp://www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2014/08/behind-huge-cyberattack-campaign-against-latin-american-governments/92405/The Moscow-based cyber-security firm Kaspersky Lab, which claims to have unearthed the campaign, has given it a name: El Machete.Daniel A. Medina, QuartzTue, 26 Aug 2014 10:31:03 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2014/08/behind-huge-cyberattack-campaign-against-latin-american-governments/92405/Cybersecurityfotogestoeber/Shutterstock.comWill Obama's New Tech Squad Include Cyber Experts?http://www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/cybersecurity-report/2014/08/will-there-be-cyber-experts-obamas-new-dot-gov-brigade/92366/Digital Service team announcement didn’t mention privacy or security, while snoops continue targeting Internet users.Aliya SternsteinMon, 25 Aug 2014 17:27:36 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/cybersecurity-report/2014/08/will-there-be-cyber-experts-obamas-new-dot-gov-brigade/92366/Cybersecurity - Cybersecurity ReportErika Cross/Shutterstock.comPeople Like Being Bossed Around By Robots, Study Findshttp://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/2014/08/people-being-bossed-around-robots-study-finds/92345/Computers can figure out a near-optimal plan for allocating tasks among workers and robots in seconds.Zach Wener-Fligner, QuartzMon, 25 Aug 2014 16:22:59 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/2014/08/people-being-bossed-around-robots-study-finds/92345/Emerging TechWould you let a robot boss you around?Matt Rourke/APWhy is LinkedIn So Popular With Employees of the US Army?http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/08/linkedin-popular-us-army/92330/Only IBM and HP have more current employees on the professional networking site.Rebecca CarrollMon, 25 Aug 2014 16:08:41 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/08/linkedin-popular-us-army/92330/Emerging Tech - Emerging TechGil C/Shutterstock.comNot All Teleworkers Created Equalhttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/08/not-all-teleworkers-created-equal/92339/For women, there are major drawbacks to requesting to work remotely, according to a new study.Olga Khazan, The AtlanticMon, 25 Aug 2014 15:47:41 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/08/not-all-teleworkers-created-equal/92339/CIO Briefing - Wired WorkplaceNadezhda1906/Shutterstock.comVideo: FBI Files Join the 21st Centuryhttp://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/08/video-fbi-filing/92210/The FBI's massive paper filing system has been replaced with a digital system that houses 30 million records and 83 million sets of fingerprints.Caitlin FairchildMon, 25 Aug 2014 14:50:45 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/technology-news/tech-insider/2014/08/video-fbi-filing/92210/News - Tech InsiderThe paper filing system files at the FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C.FBIAfter Heartbleed, Is Open Source More Trouble Than It’s Worth?http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/2014/08/after-heartbleed-open-source-more-trouble-its-worth/92309/Technology leaders should take another look at the critical but oft-forgotten infrastructure their agencies are riding on.Jason ThompsonMon, 25 Aug 2014 13:44:12 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/2014/08/after-heartbleed-open-source-more-trouble-its-worth/92309/CIO Briefingwwwebmeister/Shutterstock.comHouse Staffers Banned From Wikipedia Over Anti-Transgender Editshttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/2014/08/house-staffers-banned-wikipedia-over-anti-transgender-edits/92297/Human Rights Campaign calls on Boehner to investigate "troubling" edit to "Orange Is the New Black" actress's page.Sarah Mimms, National JournalMon, 25 Aug 2014 11:09:10 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/2014/08/house-staffers-banned-wikipedia-over-anti-transgender-edits/92297/CIO Briefing"Orange is the New Black" actress Laverne CoxAlexandra Wyman/Invision for Netflix/APHacktivists Swipe Ferguson Officers’ Personal Datahttp://www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2014/08/hacktivists-swipe-ferguson-officers-personal-data/92270/It's unclear how much information was compromised.Nextgov StaffMon, 25 Aug 2014 08:43:56 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2014/08/hacktivists-swipe-ferguson-officers-personal-data/92270/CybersecurityA man is arrested as police try to disperse a crowd during protests in Ferguson, Mo.Jeff Roberson/APWhen NASA Moves Its Websites to the Cloud, Everyone Watcheshttp://www.nextgov.com/cloud-computing/2014/08/when-nasa-moves-its-websites-cloud-everyone-watches/92255/WESTPrime migration reaches milestone.Rebecca CarrollMon, 25 Aug 2014 07:03:52 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cloud-computing/2014/08/when-nasa-moves-its-websites-cloud-everyone-watches/92255/Cloudbrainpencil/Shutterstock.comHackers Taint the Caribbean, Smuggle Patient Data, and Bring Gaza to Delawarehttp://www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2014/08/hackers-taint-caribbean-smuggle-patient-data-and-bring-gaza-delaware/92246/Just another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.Aliya SternsteinFri, 22 Aug 2014 16:40:13 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2014/08/hackers-taint-caribbean-smuggle-patient-data-and-bring-gaza-delaware/92246/Cybersecuritydibrova/Shutterstock.comWill Court Move Clear the Way to Mass Government Hacking?http://www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2014/08/courts-move-ahead-permitting-mass-government-hacking/92228/A single warrant could authorize federal officials to inject malware into hundreds of suspects’ -- and victims’ -- computers.Aliya SternsteinFri, 22 Aug 2014 16:26:51 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2014/08/courts-move-ahead-permitting-mass-government-hacking/92228/CybersecurityFlickr user Matt Churchill Report: Todd Park to Step Down as Federal CTOhttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/2014/08/todd-park-step-down-federal-cto-fortune-reports/92222/Park plans to move to Silicon Valley, where he will help recruit tech talent for government jobs.Nextgov StaffFri, 22 Aug 2014 15:31:52 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/2014/08/todd-park-step-down-federal-cto-fortune-reports/92222/CIO BriefingTodd Park, federal CTOPablo Martinez Monsivais/APScientists Figure Out Why Grunts Groanhttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/08/scientists-figure-out-why-grunts-groan/92213/It’s the ever-increasing load, researchers at the International Congress on Soldiers' Physical Performance conclude.Bob BrewinFri, 22 Aug 2014 14:05:23 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/08/scientists-figure-out-why-grunts-groan/92213/Defense - What's BrewinDeployed from USS Bataan and arriving in Afghanistan with a heavy backpack, a Marine with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), dons his backpack by laying his back on it.U.S. NavyNew Navy Shipboard Net Key to Information Dominancehttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/2014/08/new-navy-shipboard-net-key-information-dominance/92207/Upgraded network aims to automate cyber defense.Bob BrewinFri, 22 Aug 2014 13:54:13 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/2014/08/new-navy-shipboard-net-key-information-dominance/92207/DefenseThe guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins operates off the coast of Haiti.U.S. NavyThese Cute, Tiny Sensors Will Soon Be Watching You Everywherehttp://www.nextgov.com/big-data/2014/08/these-cute-tiny-sensors-will-soon-be-watching-you-everywhere/92189/These beacons send unique Bluetooth radio pulses, which a mobile device can recognize.Dan Frommer, QuartzFri, 22 Aug 2014 12:49:00 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/big-data/2014/08/these-cute-tiny-sensors-will-soon-be-watching-you-everywhere/92189/Big DataEstimoteThese Are the 25 Most Popular Mobile Apps in Americahttp://www.nextgov.com/mobile/2014/08/these-are-25-most-popular-mobile-apps-america/92192/This is an interesting slice of the App Store, as it highlights active usage, not just one-time downloads or recent popularity.Dan Frommer, QuartzFri, 22 Aug 2014 12:11:02 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/mobile/2014/08/these-are-25-most-popular-mobile-apps-america/92192/Mobile Bloom Design/Shutterstock.com