Emerging Tech

We Need a DARPA-Like Program for Veterans’ Problems, Experts Say

Dedicating funds to veterans’ health care needs could bring more products to market faster, experts told Congress.

Cybersecurity

Two Senators Want More Info From FCC On Fake Net Neutrality Comments

The lawmakers were among the millions who had their identities stolen to make fraudulent comments.

Sponsor Content

Government and Tech Leaders Come to D.C. to Reimagine the Government Experience

As today’s ever-evolving customer service landscape transitions to become more and more digital, many government agencies find themselves undergoing massive digital transformations.

Policy

House Passes Bill to Keep Tabs on VA’s Health Records Modernization

Lawmakers plan to keep a close eye on the implementation of the $10 billion project.

Policy

Cyber Amendments to Watch in the House’s Defense Authorization Bill

The House Rules Committee is considering more than a dozen cyber-focused amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act, a must-pass policy bill.

CIO Briefing

Digital Time-Tracking Systems Are Draining Worker Pay

Making sure that people are compensated for the time they’ve worked is an issue of fairness.

Emerging Tech

The U.S. Might Need Self-Driving Trucks to Avoid a Labor Shortage Crisis

The trucking industry had a shortage of 51,000 truck drivers at the end of last year.

Cybersecurity

The IRS Doesn’t Know Who’s Accessing Its Most Sensitive Data

The tax agency also isn’t patching vulnerabilities on those systems in a timely manner, an audit found.

Emerging Tech

Puerto Rico’s Power Grid to Get Boost from Energy Department Project

The project was developed to create a resilient energy grid that incorporates different types of power sources.

Cybersecurity

Email Is Dangerous

Electronic mail as we know it is drowning in spam, forged phishing mails, and other scams and hacks. It’s going to get worse before it gets better.

Ideas

Security Managers and Modernization Don’t Mix…or Do They? 

The reality is that secure DevOps is still more of a meta-conversation than it is an actual implementation effort.

CIO Briefing

Lawmakers to NIH: Is Tech Stressing Out Our Kids?

Legislators also push back on the White House eliminating its cyber adviser and reverse bans on Chinese phone maker ZTE.

Cybersecurity

ZTE Kerfuffle Shows Cybersecurity Doesn’t Operate in a Vacuum

Lawmakers have decried the president’s efforts to reverse a ban on a Chinese telecom, citing security fears, but there’s a lot more at stake.

CIO Briefing

Ask What Your Company Can Do For You, Says Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

"For me, it comes down to being in touch, deeply in touch, with what gives you purpose.”

Cybersecurity

Is Telegram Secure? French Terror Arrest Raises New Questions About Messaging App

It’s not clear that French police cracked the app’s encryption. But ISIS and other user groups are becoming wary.

Policy

Trump Reportedly Asked the U.S. Postal Service to Charge Amazon Double

Following through on the demands could ultimately prove disastrous for USPS.