CIO Briefing

NDAA’s Done, Election Security’s On Deck and Senators Are Fretting About 3D Gun Printing

Last week also saw a showdown over a phony FCC DDoS attack and a new cyber law to protect small businesses.

Data

1,400 Google Employees Are Demanding Transparency Around the Company’s Return to China

Google pulled out of China in 2010 because of the country’s censorship policies.

Sponsor Content

Serve the People: A Candid Poll on Federal Government's Digital Services

In the face of rapidly evolving citizen needs, it’s essential that federal agencies establish a streamlined, thoroughly modern online presence.

Emerging Tech

This Desk Changes When It Senses Your Stress At Work

The desk is a combination of technology, psychology, and design.

Cybersecurity

The U.S. Is Worried That a Russian Satellite Is Really a Weapon

American intelligence agencies have reason to believe the satellite may be surveilling U.S. space assets.

Ideas

The Federal Workforce is Shrinking—Let Technology Help

Agencies could turn to platforms that help manage the information employees currently manage and process.

Cybersecurity

FCC Chief: I Was Between a Rock and a Hard Place on Debunked DDoS Claim

An inspector general determined last week the commission misattributed a commenting system outage during the net neutrality debate to a deliberate digital attack.

Data

Thousands of Miles of Internet Cables Could Be Underwater by 2033

Rising sea levels could threaten internet access for millions of people, according to a recent study.

Emerging Tech

A Silicon Valley Startup is Giving Lithium-Ion Batteries a Much-Needed Silicon Boost

The tech needs to undergo a step change, and there are many startups currently trying to make it happen.

Data

Verizon Names Indianapolis Its Final 5G Pilot City

Mayor Joe Hogsett welcomed the increased connectivity for residents, but just where it will occur hasn’t been made public.

Emerging Tech

CBP Rolls Out Facial Recognition at Silicon Valley Airport

International travel at the Mineta San José International Airport has doubled in recent years.

Cybersecurity

Kaspersky Appeal Hurtles Toward Courtroom Arguments

Lawyers for the government and the Russian anti-virus company have filed their last briefs before arguing before a judicial panel in September.