Nextgov - All Content technology news, best practices, and web 2.0 tools.en-usFri, 29 Aug 2014 16:19:50 -0400Hackers 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 PhotoWhy People Don't Like to Talk About Government Surveillance on Social Media a recent survey only 42 percent of Facebook and Twitter users were willing to post about it.Shirley Li, The WireThu, 28 Aug 2014 11:50:08 -0400 Tech Brian A Jackson/Shutterstock.comRussian Government Might Be Behind New JPMorgan Hack might be a response to U.S. sanctions against Russian banks.Nextgov StaffThu, 28 Aug 2014 10:09:34 -0400 stand in the lobby of JPMorgan's headquarters in New York.Mark Lennihan/AP File PhotoPatent Office Telework Scandal Not Really About Telework work advocates say the controversy is evidence of a management breakdown.Rebecca CarrollWed, 27 Aug 2014 16:58:09 -0400 BriefingThe U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is seen in Alexandria, Va.Alex Brandon/APDHS Official: Create a Governmentwide Seal of Approval for Apps and other mobile tools would undergo uniform screening, similar to the FedRAMP cloud certification program.Aliya SternsteinWed, 27 Aug 2014 16:21:51 -0400 Mark/Shutterstock.comUK Prisons Issued Encrypted Drives to Stop Leaks But Had No Luck out, disk encryption wasn't turned on.Nextgov Staff, Government ExecutiveWed, 27 Aug 2014 16:15:23 -0400 strike outside the main gate of the Wormwood Scrubs prison in west London.Lefteris Pitarakis/AP File PhotoChanging Memories to Treat PTSD controversial area of brain research suggests it may be possible—but is it ethical?Cari Romm, The AtlanticWed, 27 Aug 2014 15:56:50 -0400 user A Health BlogBeware the Risks of Government Data Center Consolidation data center consolidation has its share of benefits -- and challenges.Rick StevensonWed, 27 Aug 2014 11:52:55 -0400 BriefingOleksiy Mark/Shutterstock.comFormer HHS Cybersecurity Head Guilty of Child Porn Charges DeFoggi, the former acting director of cyber security for HHS was one of 20 site users discovered after the F.B.I.'s division in Omaha, Nebraska began investigating the site's creator.Arit John, The WireWed, 27 Aug 2014 10:46:15 -0400 Explosive Reminders That the US and China Are in a Hypersonic Arms Race test of a rocket-powered glider called the Advanced Hypersonic Weapon failed when US Army engineers ordered it to self-destruct after its launch went wrong.Zach Wener-Fligner, QuartzWed, 27 Aug 2014 10:37:58 -0400 X-51 Hypersonic's final flightU.S. Air ForcePolice Allegedly Vetted Dates Using Law Enforcement Database working at an investigations bureau in California, cops visited dating websites Tinder, eHarmony and SternsteinTue, 26 Aug 2014 17:19:06 -0400