Emerging Tech

Lana Awad Is Engineering the Neuro-Tech That Will Transform Humanity

Technologists are working on projects that sound like the stuff of fiction.

IT Modernization

$17.5 Billion Defense IT Contract Award Survives Four Protests

DISA’s ENCORE III contract is now open and ready for use after the Government Accountability Office dismissed several protests.

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Inside Digital Health Platforms

Virtually all healthcare providers are already using electronic health record (EHR) technology, but EHRs alone can’t deliver the promise of digital transformation due to the fragmentation and inconsistency of data collected from so many different sources.

CIO Briefing

The Military Race for Space Will Turn on the Ability to Choose Commercial Services

Like a befuddled consumer facing an entire aisle of jams and jellies, the Pentagon can’t figure out how to buy smart in an exploding market.


What Federal Mobile Security is Missing

We need to rethink our approach to fighting foreign cyber threats.


Here Are Some Key Challenges to Critical Infrastructure Security

Researchers should focus on when humans need to be in the loop and when machines can take charge.

IT Modernization

Local Officials to FCC: We’re Not the Ones Impeding 5G

A group of mostly mayors encouraged the Federal Communications Commission to refocus its efforts on new broadband investment, instead of preempting their oversight of public rights of way.


Auditor Finds Infosec Weaknesses in Most FBI Domains

The severity of the weaknesses isn’t clear from the annual report summary.

CIO Briefing

Pentagon Tells Leaders to Talk More With Contractors — and Less to the Public and Press

One day after Air Force leaders severely restricted media contacts, Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan encouraged Pentagon officials to engage more with industry.

Emerging Tech

Agencies Need to To Quit Being Difficult Customers If They Want Startup Tech

Even posting project solicitations in more popular places could help agencies find new partners solutions, tech experts said.


How to Accelerate IT Modernization and Technology Innovation in Defense

Our military needs cutting-edge technology, but warfighters often find themselves generations behind.

IT Modernization

Trump Administration Mum on Nationalizing 5G

The proposal is still on the table, according to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, though localities may find their authority on public rights of way preempted regardless.

CIO Briefing

Agencies Could Be Graded On More Than FITARA Under New Scorecard

At least one lawmaker wants to transition the scorecard to have a wider focus beyond FITARA but not everyone is ready to move on.


Madison Square Garden Has Been Secretly Scanning Fans With Facial Recognition

The arena matches faces to a database to identify individuals and determine if they are “considered a problem.”