Cybersecurity

IRS Failed to Track 11,000 Breached Social Security Numbers for Tax Fraud

The tax agency also failed to review another 15,000 breached taxpayer ID numbers it received for possible fraud monitoring, an audit found.

Data

GAO: CMS Doesn't Know if It's Receiving Accurate Medicaid Data

The agency needs to better guide states to ensure the nationwide data is reliable, the congressional watchdog said.

Sponsor Content

Artificial Intelligence Unleashed

How agencies can use AI to automate & augment operations to improve performance.

Emerging Tech

The U.S. Could Regulate AI in the Name of National Security

These regulations would be target a big name in AI: China

Emerging Tech

Feds Must Start Preparing for Their Future Jobs, NSF CIO Says

A new National Science Foundation app could help federal employees actively position themselves as part of the future workforce.

CIO Briefing

Hurd Wins Reelection Battle

One of federal tech’s most outspoken advocates will officially be back for a third term.

IT Modernization

Intel Agencies Lack 'Adequate Tech' for FOIA Requests

A recently published inspector general report shows a more coordinated technology approach could help intelligence agencies fulfill Freedom of Information Act inquiries in a timely manner.

Cybersecurity

Critics Urge FTC to Crack Down on Facebook

This organization wants to see heavy fines imposed against the social media company.

Ideas

How Government Agencies Are Solving Hiring Challenges with Technology

Modern workers have little patience for the traditional 8-to-5 work schedules that persist in many government agencies.

Emerging Tech

The Next Data Mine Is Your Bedroom

Google wants to scan your clothing and listen to you brush your teeth. Welcome home.

CIO Briefing

Congress Wants to Confront Facebook, Robocallers and Data-Throttlers

Lawmakers also encouraged the Pentagon to continue helping civilian agencies in cyber matters.

Emerging Tech

Facebook Is Launching a Career-Development Site, Taking on LinkedIn

It's designed to give people another reason to visit the social network.

Cybersecurity

DHS Aims to ID Critical Functions to Protect from Cyberattacks by Year’s End

After the Homeland Security Department identifies the critical functions, it plans to map out all their dependencies.

Cybersecurity

How Hackers Are Stealing High-Profile Instagram Accounts

In the Wild West of “influencer” marketing, there are few protections and plenty of easy marks.

IT Modernization

VA Officials Reluctant to Say When G.I. Benefit Delays Will Be Fixed

Lawmakers grilled Veterans Affairs Department officials about the IT issues that prevented tens of thousands of veterans from receiving education and housing stipends on time.

Emerging Tech

When the Tech Mythology Collapses

The industry’s fall from grace may feel unprecedented, but we have a model for what happens when a beloved industry fails us.