Emerging Tech

Google Is Using AI to See Inside the Brain Like Never Before

New data might help neuroscientists better understand the structure of the brain.

Cybersecurity

Trump Believes Putin, Rejects American Findings on Election Hacking

“I do not see any reason why it would be” Russia, he said when asked if he believed Vladimir Putin over U.S. intelligence agencies.

Sponsor Content

USDS Helps Drive Digital Transformation in Government

The U.S. Digital Service has recently worked with the SBA, CMS and CBP to modernize their technology by leveraging both cultural change and IT expertise.

Cybersecurity

Census Should Be More Transparent About Cyber Protections, Former Officials Say

The Census Bureau will conduct its first largely online decennial census in 2020 but hasn’t said how it will secure the process.

Cybersecurity

Government’s Kaspersky Ban Takes Effect

Pentagon, GSA and NASA contracts will now officially prohibit Kaspersky software.

Ideas

What If Your Data Could Secure Itself?

Building strong protections at the network perimeter are only part of the solution.

Cybersecurity

Russia’s Foreign-Software Approval Service Helps Military Hackers: Report

The agency that ostensibly reviews foreign-made wares for vulnerabilities sends the lion’s share straight to its hacker squads.

Emerging Tech

Microsoft Wants Congress to Regulate Facial Recognition

One of these metrics for regulation could be ensuring the technology works similarly for all

Emerging Tech

5G Compromise Bill Still a Hit to Local Government

Wireless industry groups support the new Senate bill, but the Institute for Local Self-Reliance argues it sacrifices too much local government authority.

Emerging Tech

Pentagon Seeks an Edge in Quantum Computing

The Pentagon’s research arm wants to get up to speed on quantum computing before China and other adversaries.

Cybersecurity

Google Chrome Feature Guards Users From Spectre Attacks

Site isolation helps keep most of your data out of reach from hackers looking to exploit the Spectre vulnerability.

CIO Briefing

Microsoft Is Putting Slack On Notice

The company's new product appears positioned to directly compete with Slack’s free offering.

Emerging Tech

Pentagon Sets Big Goals for Its New AI Center

The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center will be the hub for all projects that exceed $15 million.

Emerging Tech

AI Is Getting Closer to Replacing Animal Testing

The algorithm can predict results from nine different tests.