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Hackers Channel Biebs, Avenge Russian Occupation and Target Turkish Officials

March 14, 2014 In case you missed our coverage this week in ThreatWatch, Nextgov’s regularly updated index of cyber breaches: Bieber starts tweeting in tongues The 50 million followers of teen idol Justin Bieber received messages in Indonesian linking to an Android app called Shooting Stars. Hack into Russian systems exposes military dealings...

GSA’s Chief Technology Officer Departing for the Private Sector

January 7, 2014 Casey Coleman is leaving her position as the General Services Administration’s chief information officer to take a job at AT&T, GSA announced Tuesday. GSA’s Deputy CIO Sonny Hashmi will serve as acting CIO. At GSA, Coleman helped manage the agency’s $600 million information technology budget. She led GSA to become...

Hackers Shark Poker Player, Spam Bank IDs and Target Gay Center Clients

December 13, 2013 In case you missed our coverage this week in ThreatWatch, Nextgov’s regularly updated index of cyber breaches: Oops-World’s largest transaction clearinghouse exposes client securities transfers Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation accidentally spammed an individual with login files containing IDs, transactions, and account details for high-profile clients. “Sharking” attack hacks a...

The Federal Managers' Guide to Tech Trends in 2014

December 10, 2013 This is a time of enormous change in government technology. Advances in cloud computing and mobile technologies are creating important opportunities for improving how agencies serve citizens and execute their missions. At the same time, new policies are requiring agencies to release vastly more data to the public than they...

No More 'Wild Promises,' Insurer Doubts and Other HealthCare.gov News

December 3, 2013 The rocky rollout of HealthCare.gov, the website for people to sign up for health insurance under President Obama's Affordable Care Act, has garnered a lot of attention from the media as well as technology analysts. Here's our daily roundup of some of the key reports you may have missed: President...

Cyber Monday Meets Obamacare and Other HealthCare.gov News

November 25, 2013 The rocky rollout of HealthCare.gov, the website for people to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, has garnered a lot of attention from the media as well as technology analysts. Here's our daily roundup of some of the key reports you may have missed: Smooth Operator:...

Boehner's Covered, 500 Visitors and Other HealthCare.gov News

November 22, 2013 The rocky rollout of HealthCare.gov, the website for people to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, has garnered a lot of attention from the media as well as technology analysts. Here's our daily roundup of some of the key reports you may have missed: The White...

Nextgov Bold Awards 2013 Honors Feds for Innovative Tech That Saves Time, Money and Lives

November 20, 2013 A NASA hackathon, an app to track whales and an initiative to allow federal employees to use their own smartphones and gadgets for work were among projects recognized Wednesday with the first annual Bold Awards. Nextgov received nearly 200 nominations for the contest. Our editorial staff selected 19 finalists --...

The White House Was Warned, Try It Now and Other HealthCare.gov News

November 19, 2013 The rocky rollout of HealthCare.gov, the website for people to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, has garnered a lot of attention from the media as well as technology analysts. Here's our daily roundup of some of the key reports you may have missed: White House...

Skip the Website, 16 Hacks and Other HealthCare.gov News

November 18, 2013 The rocky rollout of HealthCare.gov, the website for people to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, has garnered a lot of attention from the media as well as technology analysts. Here's our daily roundup of some of the key reports you may have missed: Skip the...