Former White House cyber official Jeff Greene to join CISA

He is expected to replace outgoing assistant cybersecurity director Eric Goldstein, according to multiple media reports.

Emerging Tech

NIST’s emerging tech work will be ‘very difficult’ without sustained funding, director says

Testifying before a House committee, NIST Director Laurie Locascio highlighted her agency’s ongoing work while making clear the need for more funding.

Digital Government

Inside the Department of Labor’s collaboration with New Jersey to overhaul unemployment programs

A new application for unemployment claims in the Garden State marks the result of a years-long federal effort to help states modernize their jobless aid efforts.

Sponsor Content

US Forest Service and USAID spotlighted at Salesforce World Tour

At Salesforce World Tour D.C. government leaders spoke about the steps they’re taking to enhance customer and partner experiences.

Artificial Intelligence

NIST unveils strategic vision for AI safety work

The AI Safety Institute will work to establish artificial intelligence testing metrics and standards as detailed by a new guiding document.


CYBERCOM, DARPA pen agreement to speed up advanced cyberwarfare research

The accord follows a 2022 announcement of the joint-agency Constellation cyber prototyping program.

Digital Government

Automation helped VA approve 1 million PACT Act claims, officials say

The agency is relying on automated decision support and other optimization efforts to help process claims for veterans exposed to burn pits and other chemicals.


Collaboration is essential for safe and secure AI deployments

COMMENTARY | Congress, federal agencies and industry need to work together to develop artificial intelligence governance models that address cybersecurity, safety and bias issues.

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Transforming Experience Every Day

Citizens want more from their constituent experiences (CX), and state and local officials also want to deliver better CX.


IRS Commissioner Danny Werfel details his hefty tech to-do list

Enabling taxpayers to fully interact with the IRS digitally is a “generational imperative,” the agency head said.


Lawmakers update proposal to cut down on billions in improper payments

Agencies would be required to include details on their anti-fraud controls and fraud risk management work in annual financial reports.


More than 70% of surveyed water systems failed to meet EPA cyber standards

The agency says it will take certain enforcement actions in cases where there is imminent danger from a cyberthreat against water infrastructure.


A bittersweet birthday party for the Office of Federal Procurement Policy

Steve Kelman worries that the Biden administration is steering federal buyers away from best-value goals.


House panel advances measure to dissolve SEC cyber disclosure rule

The White House has said the president would veto any legislative effort to revoke the rule.


New mailing list aims to share hacking attempts on open-source projects

The Siren email list allows members to share active exploitations of open-source projects, fueled by recent attempts to sabotage free-to-use software tooling

Exclusive Modernization

IRS is making headway on modernizing 1960s-era tax system, commissioner says

The IRS is currently testing a modernized Individual Master File system in the hopes it can potentially switch to the modern version for the next tax season.

Emerging Tech

NSF to issue framework addressing national security implications of sensitive research

The agency’s director noted that the TRUST framework — based on recommendations made in a recent advisory group report — will be unveiled “in the coming months.”

Artificial Intelligence

VA is already using AI to identify and assist veterans in crisis, officials say

The use of AI capabilities to review the agency’s surveys to veterans has helped save a couple thousand lives and helped another couple thousand retired servicemembers receive housing, according to VA’s chief veterans experience officer.

Digital Government

Labor Department debuts website for migrant workers in 6 new languages

“Our mandate includes protecting the rights of all workers,” a department official told reporters this week.