Nextgov - All Content technology news, best practices, and web 2.0 tools.en-usMon, 02 Mar 2015 09:45:14 -0500Hackers Cut In Line for Burning Man Tickets, Hack Back Against Lenovo and Scam Illinois Cops another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.Aliya SternsteinMon, 02 Mar 2015 09:45:14 -0500 House Cyber Force Has a $140,000 Opening cyber defenders are always on guard. Take that, China.Aliya SternsteinFri, 27 Feb 2015 17:28:12 -0500 Cam/Shutterstock.comGAO: Pentagon's IT Planning is Too Sluggish's third examination of the Defense Department's major IT programs found some projects spent an average of five years, two months and $452 million before establishing cost and schedules.Mohana RavindranathFri, 27 Feb 2015 15:24:57 -0500 C/Shutterstock.comIs FCC Becoming Too Politicized? the wake of the historic net-neutrality decision, an independent agency is more polarized than ever.Brendan Sasso, National JournalFri, 27 Feb 2015 15:01:34 -0500 BriefingPablo Martinez Monsivais/APSuits vs. Hoodies: The Two Cybersecurity Cultures a tense exchange between the NSA director and a Yahoo executive reveals the rift between D.C. and Silicon ValleyJustin Lynch, The AtlanticFri, 27 Feb 2015 14:58:47 -0500 Security Agency director Mike Rogers speaks at Stanford University, Monday, Nov. 3, 2014.Marcio Jose Sanchez/APCar Keys and Nuclear Keys: Big Data and the Internet of Things will be up to the federal government to stitch together massive amounts of data into a comprehensible “nation of things.”Patrick BoyntonFri, 27 Feb 2015 11:31:51 -0500 Data a-image/Shutterstock.comIndustry’s Take on FITARA? ‘A Good Step Forward’, fixing a procurement system designed to build warships to buy modern technology is an ask that CIOs will find more complex than any single piece of legislation can tackle.Frank KonkelFri, 27 Feb 2015 09:18:47 -0500 Tech - Emerging TechFor agency CIOs, great power comes with great responsibility.Featureflash/Shutterstock.comAnthem Health Care Hack Snared Federal Employees Who Weren’t Anthem Customers who knows how many?Aliya SternsteinFri, 27 Feb 2015 08:02:38 -0500 Conroy/APWill Fixing be Digital Team's First Priority? overall e-government satisfaction improved, is still struggling, according to new research.Hallie GoldenThu, 26 Feb 2015 17:03:47 -0500 BriefingIt’s Official—FCC Enacts Expansive Net-Neutrality Rules backed the controversial Internet regulations, but Congress and the courts will have their say.Brendan Sasso, National JournalThu, 26 Feb 2015 17:02:29 -0500 BriefingFCC Chairman Tom Wheeler joins hands with FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn before the start of their open hearing and vote on Net Neutrality.Pablo Martinez Monsivais/APFeds Dismiss Google's Fears Over FBI’s Hacking Power’s claim that the expansion of search warrant authority is a “monumental” constitutional threat is grounded in inaccuracies, the Justice Department said.Dustin Volz, National JournalThu, 26 Feb 2015 16:40:25 -0500 General Eric HolderPablo Martinez Monsivais/AP File PhotoVideo: Open Data Transparency Is Just the Beginning second installment in our partnership with Socrata's Open Data TV.Caitlin FairchildThu, 26 Feb 2015 16:32:15 -0500 DataMaksim Kabakou/Shutterstock.comCIA’s New Big Data Hub Will be Hosted in the Cloud Chief Information Officer Doug Wolfe confirmed Wednesday the intelligence agency will start using Cloudera’s Enterprise Data Hub platform by April.Frank KonkelThu, 26 Feb 2015 15:59:07 -0500 Tech - Emerging Techagsandrew/Shutterstock.comWhat 'Cloud' Really Stands For? House Mulls Over Pentagon IT Programs Defense Department Terry Halvorsen urged lawmakers to prioritize efforts to update military IT, such the Joint Information Environment, a concept for a militarywide data sharing system.Mohana RavindranathThu, 26 Feb 2015 13:06:06 -0500 acting Chief Information Officer Terry HalvorsenUS Naval InstituteInfographic: Telework Savings Across the Country less you commute, the more money you can save.Caitlin FairchildThu, 26 Feb 2015 12:54:49 -0500 Briefing - Wired Workplacekazoka/Shutterstock.comHow the Military Will Fight ISIS on the Dark Web already is on the Dark Web raising money through Bitcoin. The military is on the Dark Web, too.Patrick Tucker, Defense OneThu, 26 Feb 2015 12:09:15 -0500 Data, Not Quick Data: Most Agencies Don’t Need Real-Time Analytics Yet a recent data conference, technologists from the departments of Transportation and Health and Human Services explained why real-time data analysis doesn't make sense for every agency.Mohana RavindranathWed, 25 Feb 2015 16:30:45 -0500 DataHerrBullermann/Shutterstock.comCyber Collaboration in Government Still a Work in Progress the nation were forced to defend itself against a catastrophic cyberattack, Lt. Gen. Edward Cardon said there must be teamwork between federal agencies and the private sector.Hallie GoldenWed, 25 Feb 2015 16:12:09 -0500 Gen. Edward Cardon, commanding general of the Army Cyber Command.U.S. ArmyRepublicans Furious as FCC Chief Refuses to Testify on Net Neutrality advocates deride anger as the "latest episode of House Republicans' long-running IRS-Benghazi-death-panels clown show."Dustin Volz, National JournalWed, 25 Feb 2015 15:49:39 -0500 BriefingFederal Communications Commission Chairman Tom WheelerJose Luis Magana/APAttention, CIOs: Start Planning for FITARA Now Office of Management and Budget is still writing guidelines to more fully flesh out federal IT reform legislation.Jack MooreWed, 25 Feb 2015 15:42:33 -0500 Briefingronfromyork/Shutterstock.comEconomists Say Robots Will Have Dire Effect on US Economy new study explores various scenarios for an economy increasingly powered by robots, and none of them look great for human workers.Mike Murphy, QuartzWed, 25 Feb 2015 13:21:47 -0500 Techwellphoto/Shutterstock.comGoogle Playing Catch-up to Apple in Mobile Payments’s relationship with the big U.S. wireless carriers is complicated.Alice Truong, QuartzWed, 25 Feb 2015 13:10:16 -0500 Risberg/AP File PhotoCSC Acquires Cloud Infrastructure Provider Autonomic Resources the purchase, CSC becomes an instant player in the federal cloud market.Frank KonkelWed, 25 Feb 2015 09:59:43 -0500 Tries to Sell Government on ‘Brain in a Box’ Technology low-power technology was funded by a grant from DARPA.Mohana RavindranathWed, 25 Feb 2015 08:59:51 -0500 Tech Robert Voight/Shutterstock.comThe Federal Government’s Technology Problem is Actually a Design Problem you want to help federal tech, start with design, according to USDS consultant Dana Chisnell.Hallie GoldenWed, 25 Feb 2015 08:49:17 -0500 Briefing - Wired WorkplaceMarish/