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Cybersecurity

Hackers Hit Pizza Hut's Ordering While Breaches Expose 30 Million South Africans

And an image sharing site warns 8 million of its users' passwords may have been exposed, too.

IT Modernization

Getting the Most Out of Data Centers

Lessons learned from federal agencies as they shutter old systems.

CIO Briefing

Congress' Week: Data Breaches, Kaspersky and Murderers with Security Clearances

Amid tackling a series of high-profile data breaches, Congress moved along important IT legislation and aims to address whether criminals are actually getting temporary security clearances.

Cybersecurity

The State of Cybersecurity Awareness

This Nextgov and Route Fifty ebook examines cyber resources at all levels of government.

CIO Briefing

Congress Takes Up FITARA, Healthcare.gov Outages and Has a Lot of Equifax Questions

Then there are the matters of White House staff using private email and how Russians used Facebook and Twitter during elections.

CIO Briefing

Congress Tackles Data Breaches, Russian Meddling and IT Modernization

Lawmakers will address cybersecurity concerns at two major agencies this week.

CIO Briefing

NDAA Heads to Floor and Kaspersky Heads to Washington

And in the defense authorization bill's 104 amendments are tech and cyber changes for civilian agencies too.

CIO Briefing

Congress Wants Answers About the Equifax Breach

The House also passed self-driving car bill and the Homeland Security Department reorganization got a favorable CBO score.

Emerging Tech

Adopting Agile

This Nextgov ebook dives into the ups and downs of agencies' agile projects.

Cybersecurity

Hackers Focus on Money By Spreading Adware and Porting Cellphone Numbers

Turns out two-factor authentication only works when you control your phone number.

CIO Briefing

How Could a Bill to Stop Sex Trafficking Be Controversial?

A bill designed to punish websites that facilitate sex trafficking could open up other online companies to lawsuits, critics say.