Nextgov - All Content technology news, best practices, and web 2.0 tools.en-usTue, 02 Sep 2014 19:27:45 -0400What Does Alleged iCloud Hack Mean For Federal Agencies? employees could be uploading sensitive information when they work on their personally owned iPhones.Aliya SternsteinTue, 02 Sep 2014 19:27:45 -0400 C/Shutterstock.comOK, Feds -- Go Ahead and Edit Wikipedia DC says you make good editors because you know a lot.Rebecca CarrollTue, 02 Sep 2014 17:50:04 -0400 Tech - Emerging Tech360b/Shutterstock.comNext CTO Reportedly Waiting for Security Clearance exec Megan Smith said to be the White House’s top choice.Nextgov StaffTue, 02 Sep 2014 15:38:58 -0400 BriefingFormer Google executive Megan SmithFlickr user Hubert Burda MediaFederal Network Security: 4 Easy Steps to Get the Basics Right so many resources focused on preventing the next big security threat, are agencies vulnerable to the rest of the threats out there?Greg KushtoTue, 02 Sep 2014 14:14:47 -0400 - Tech Insiderasharkyu/Shutterstock.comSmartphone ‘Kill Switch’ Law: Who Gets to Shut Off Devices? there a better way to talk about a feature that will allow cellphones to be shut down remotely?Joe Pinsker, The AtlanticTue, 02 Sep 2014 14:05:00 -0400 user Paul CrossHiring a Developer? Don’t Do These 5 Things changing anything about your applicant pool, you can hire different people and your company will do better.Laurie Voss, QuartzTue, 02 Sep 2014 13:51:00 -0400 Briefing - Wired WorkplaceOlivier Le Moal/Shutterstock.comWhite House Staff List a Who’s Who of Former Google Employees Obama administration is looking to a pool of private-sector talent for people willing to bring their professional expertise to new jobs with the government.Jeanne Kim, QuartzTue, 02 Sep 2014 12:26:46 -0400 BriefingDanielW/Shutterstock.comApple Launches Investigation Into Celebrity iCloud Hack tech company is scrambling to do damage control.Polly Mosendz, The WireTue, 02 Sep 2014 12:03:38 -0400 Century Fox/APGSA’s McClure to Lead Cloud Strategy at Private Firm new role will put him in familiar territory, working with federal and state agencies to develop cloud computing strategies.Frank KonkelTue, 02 Sep 2014 11:05:52 -0400 BriefingGSAHackers Conceal Spyware in Industrial Software Firm’s Site to Probe Visitors site attracts companies from automotive, aerospace and manufacturing sectors.Nextgov StaffTue, 02 Sep 2014 08:59:36 -0400 Score IDs of S. Korean Population, Roil New Zealand Election and Drain Norwegian Oil another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.Aliya SternsteinFri, 29 Aug 2014 16:19:50 -0400 Pavone/Shutterstock.comObama Resurrects Intel Advisory Panel Obama named six new members to the board -- including the CEO of UPS.Aliya SternsteinFri, 29 Aug 2014 16:05:11 -0400 Burton/APAs Todd Park Becomes Top Tech Recruiter, What's Next for CTO Role?’s departure leaves a job opening in Washington -- one with unclear requirements.Rebecca CarrollFri, 29 Aug 2014 15:04:21 -0400 BriefingTodd Park, the soon-to-be former U.S. chief technology officerJ. Scott Applewhite/APCRS: Cops Can Get Kitchen and Lawn Care Gear from DOD Pentagon is a good source of gear far beyond the MRAP.Bob BrewinFri, 29 Aug 2014 15:01:51 -0400 - What's BrewinDrew300/Shutterstock.comVA’s Scheduling System Revamp Will Be Big Test of Agency’s Agile Approach takes a new approach to legacy IT systems.Jack MooreFri, 29 Aug 2014 13:47:47 -0400 - Health ITMatt York/APInside Google's Secret Drone-Delivery Program two years, the company has been working to build flying robots that can deliver products across a city in a minute or two.Alexis Madrigal, The AtlanticFri, 29 Aug 2014 12:56:23 -0400 TechVirginia Mayo/AP File PhotoObama’s Next Technology Guru May Be This Staunch Supporter of Women in Tech has been a vocal supporter of women in technology, including the industry’s need to celebrate the “lost history” of little-known female tech pioneers and companies need to set diversity goals.Lily Kuo, QuartzFri, 29 Aug 2014 11:58:53 -0400 BriefingGoogle VP Megan SmithFlickr user JD LasicaSen. Feinstein Pushes to Delay Release of CIA Torture Report classified torture report will come out only on her timeline.Dustin Volz, National JournalThu, 28 Aug 2014 17:21:33 -0400 Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., chair of the Senate Intelligence CommitteeJ. Scott Applewhite/AP File PhotoCiting Anthrax and Smallpox Scares, White House Tells Federal Labs to Take Stock memo urges "safety stand-down."Rebecca CarrollThu, 28 Aug 2014 16:46:02 -0400 laboratory at the federal Centers for Disease Control and PreventionDavid Goldman/APOh No: Obama Once Again Talks About ‘Sacred Trust’ with Vets president has used the line repeatedly since 2007.Bob BrewinThu, 28 Aug 2014 16:43:35 -0400 - What's BrewinCharles Dharapak/APDefense to Install Health Record Viewer in Even More Facilities by the End of Next Month Joint Legacy Viewer will be also deployed to all 152 VA hospitals by then.Bob BrewinThu, 28 Aug 2014 16:10:46 -0400 possible/Shutterstock.comIt's Official: White House CTO Todd Park Leaves Post to Recruit Tech Talent from Silicon Valley Park stepping down from chief technology officer job.Rebecca CarrollThu, 28 Aug 2014 15:44:50 -0400 BriefingTodd Park, U.S. chief technology officer Labor DepartmentInfographic: Big Data, Where Does it Come From? key sources for the information delugeCaitlin FairchildThu, 28 Aug 2014 15:26:07 -0400 DataBloom Design/Shutterstock.comIs Your Agency Ready to Start ‘Storyboarding?’'s the latest buzzword humming through agencies.Winston ChangThu, 28 Aug 2014 12:25:31 -0400 BriefingNathan Crow, Creative Director at RPA: Rubin Postaer and Associates, an advertisement agency, checks a story board for a Superbowl ad. Nick Ut/AP What Does a Texas Megachurch Have to Say About Drones? pastor is using drones as a metaphor.Michael Silverberg, QuartzThu, 28 Aug 2014 12:20:06 -0400 unmanned U.S. Predator drone flies over Kandahar Air Field, southern Afghanistan.Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP File Photo