IT Modernization

Census Targets Data Modernization, Cybersecurity Ahead of 2030 Rollout

Officials at the Census Bureau want to give the agency’s operations a strong, data-centric approach to collecting and securing American demographic information.

Sponsor Content

Delivering Future Tech, Today with 5G

Technology moves at a rapid pace. Today, scientists at Emory University’s 5G Innovation Hub, are testing augmented and virtual reality solutions.

Emerging Tech

Will Tech Layoffs Finally Help Defense Firms Get the Engineers They Seek?

Some observers say industry and government are moving too slowly to capitalize on a unique opportunity.

News

NASA CAPSTONE Spacecraft Paves Way for Future Artemis Missions

The spacecraft is testing an orbit that will be important for future Artemis missions, while demonstrating new tech capabilities.

CXO Briefing

NARA’s Chief Innovator Won Big Last Week

Pamela Wright’s “exceptional executive leadership is invaluable to NARA, our strategic goals, and our mission,” said the acting archivist of the United States.

Cybersecurity

Trade Org Urges OMB to ‘Harmonize’ Secure Software Development Practices

The Information Technology Industry Council asked OMB to clarify a memorandum that was creating challenges for software producers.

Data

Agency Recommends Firmer Data, Algorithm Regulations to Protect Online Privacy

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration responded to the Federal Trade Commission’s request for advice on developing an online privacy framework.

Sponsor Content

Federal Data Management Reimagined

In order to keep pace and manage data more effectively, many agencies are looking to bolster and modernize their networks.

CXO Briefing

Ukraine, Irregular-War Changes Are Reshaping Pentagon’s Info-Ops Strategy

Civilians reporting military movements and a return to proxy war will inform the first IO update in seven years.

Ideas

Conspiracy-Minded People Were More Likely to Hesitate on COVID Vax

New research shows that people who had a conspiracy mindset before the pandemic were more likely to believe fake info about COVID.

Cybersecurity

CISA Seeks Information for Potential Cyber Threat Intelligence Platform

The request will help the agency develop the platform to address current challenges related to cyber threat intelligence.

IT Modernization

House Modernization Leaders Have High Hopes for Tech Proposals, Even as Committee Disbands

The chair and vice chair of the House Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress told Nextgov they’re hopeful lawmakers will continue to advance their recommendations for improving congressional operations.

Cybersecurity

Offshore Drilling Operations Vulnerable to Cyberattacks, Watchdog Warns

The Government Accountability Office made a new case for improving the cybersecurity safeguards within offshore drilling and natural gas facilities. 

Emerging Tech

Good AI Starts With a Trained Workforce, Government Experts Say

A group of federal technologists and data experts explained that data management and government AI efforts hinge on employee initiatives.

Emerging Tech

4 Things for Contractors to Watch on Capitol Hill Now and into 2023

Professional Services Council president and CEO David Berteau rates the chances of Congress passing a fiscal 2023 appropriations package and looks at and the possible fallout of the midterm elections on contract spending.