Cybersecurity

IRS Says Cybercriminals Nabbed Info on 100K Taxpayers

Agency sends warning to 200,000 taxpayers, half of whom will be credit monitored.

CIO Briefing

Not Everyone Loves the DATA Act

Some agency employees fear an added workload for the transparency cause.

Health IT

Inside the Tech Team Fixing the Obamacare Website

Time article provides rich insight into the intersection of Silicon Valley and Washington culture.

CIO Briefing

GSA’s Crowdsourcing Website Named Finalist for Innovation Award

Multi-agency distressed neighborhood initiative also highlighted among 600 applicants.

Emerging Tech

Managing the Message in the Middle East

Davin Hutchins helps a VOA offshoot tap the Arab world’s digital progress.

CIO Briefing

Federal CIO, CTO Defend Progress Fixing Obamacare Website

The balky site can now handle 17,000 insurance shoppers per hour, administration officials said.

CIO Briefing

White House Expands Guidance on Promoting Open Data

Agencies get specifics on goals for creating machine-readable formats.

News

New TV Show on Agencies Spotlights Information Technology

WJLA’s Sunday morning ‘Government Matters’ is aimed at feds, contractors.

Ideas

Digital Innovations Help Deliver News Under Repressive Regimes

Broadcasting Board of Governors showcases tech to bypass foreign censors.

Emerging Tech

A One-Stop-Shop for U.S.-Sponsored Global Journalism

New dashboard streams news from Voice of America, Radio Free Europe, Radio Free Asia, others.

IT Modernization

IRS Faulted for Wasteful Aircard and BlackBerry Purchases

Auditors tell CIO to do a better job monitoring which employees have business needs.

Ideas

Dials versus digits

The technology generation gap is nothing new.

CIO Briefing

Where are the electronic health record savings?

RAND study reverses earlier verdict on key part of Affordable Care Act.