Emerging Tech

When a Mars Simulation Goes Wrong

A recent mission atop a Hawaiian volcano shows humans still have much to learn before they set foot on another world.

Sponsor Content

Flash Poll: Dominion Over Data

Federal agencies collect more data today than ever before, and managing it effectively can be like navigating a minefield. To find out whether and how agencies are resolving these challenges, Government Business Council (GBC) polled a random sample of 220 federal employees in April 2018.

Cybersecurity

ACLU Wants to Keep Your Phones and Software Safe From the Government

Government requests for data and encryption back doors are becoming more and more common.

Ideas

3 Ways to Use Data to Fight Terrorism and Money Laundering

Cognitive search and analytics technologies are all about accessing the right information at the right time.

Cybersecurity

White House Reorganization Addresses Cyber Workforce Gap

The White House wants to build a single, unified strategy for strengthening the cybersecurity workforce at every agency across government.

IT Modernization

The Tech Side of Trump’s Plan to Reorganize Government

The plans would force government to get digital, as well as improve the way it provides services to citizens.

CIO Briefing

Hacking Acquisition

How the federal government uses other transaction authorities to buy tech fast.

Cybersecurity

Can a Small Business Take Over DISA’s $1B Perimeter Security Contract?

The defense agency issued two RFIs asking small and disadvantaged businesses whether they can support the Gateway Security program.

Cybersecurity

On the Theft and Reuse of Advanced Offensive Cyber Weapons

Last year, North Korea and Russia used a vulnerability stolen from the U.S. government to conduct the WannaCry and NotPetya ransomware attacks.

IT Modernization

Officials: Here’s How Not to Screw Up a $50 Billion Networking Contract

The Enterprise Infrastructure Services contract is a great opportunity for agencies to modernize, but they need to focus on people and planning to do it right.