CIO Briefing

Think Twice Before Scanning That QR Code, FBI Warns

The FBI is warning that cybercriminals are tampering with QR codes to redirect victims to malicious sites that steal login and financial information.

IT Modernization

Connolly, Issa launch IT modernization caucus

The lawmakers behind the FITARA legislation are establishing a new caucus centered around IT modernization issues.

Sponsor Content

Bringing 5G Cybersecurity to the Fore

The only way to deliver on the promise of 5G is to ensure cybersecurity evolves along with it. Here’s how government agencies are prioritizing that security.

IT Modernization

Marine Corps, CGI Enter $34 Million Contract To Update Inventory Tracking System

The Marine Corps Platform Integration Center will be expanded under the contract to use automated technology and Internet of Things connectivity to track equipment. 

Emerging Tech

5G is ‘Going Live’ at Tyndall Air Force Base

Verizon’s next-gen communications capabilities will enable emerging technologies—and enhanced streaming for personnel.

Cybersecurity

Biden Official Endorses Effort to Move Pipeline Cybersecurity Regulation to DOE

An emergency directive from the Transportation Security Administration following the Colonial Pipeline attack faced opposition from Senate Republicans after the industry complained they weren’t sufficiently consulted beforehand.

CIO Briefing

Lawmakers Propose Expanding Cybersecurity Support for Commercial Satellite Companies

New legislation would direct CISA to create a one-stop clearinghouse to help inform such entities.

CIO Briefing

Deputy CIO Maria Roat to Retire in March

Roat has been in senior government technology management roles for over 15 years and her government career, including military service, has spanned over 40 years.

Sponsor Content

The Future of Government Is Information-Driven

As we look out at a world that’s rapidly becoming more digital it’s becoming apparent that future success is contingent on the information that agencies will have at their fingertips.

CIO Briefing

Man Arrested For Alleged Exportation of Technology To Iran From U.S.

A dual American-Iranian citizen was arrested and charged with one count of conspiracy to illegally export technology and electronic equipment to Iran despite sanctions.

Emerging Tech

Microelectronics-Innovating Unit Gains New Designation from Defense Secretary

The classification enables the Pentagon to ensure that the “critical mission area remains relevant and viable.”

CIO Briefing

NSA to get binding operational directive authority under new cyber policy

A new memo signed by President Biden outlines how the May 2021 executive order on cybersecurity applies to national security systems.

CIO Briefing

Congress Losing a Heavy Hitter on Cybersecurity

Rep. Jim Langevin, co-chair and founder of the House Cybersecurity Caucus, will not seek re-election.

Emerging Tech

Airlines Ask For ‘Immediate Intervention’ in 5G Deployment, Citing Safety Issues

An airlines advocacy group asked the Biden administration to implement more protection around select airport towers in a continuation of the 5G rollout debate.

CIO Briefing

Agency Digital Modernization Efforts Hinge on Data, Customer Experience Efforts

A group of leading federal technologists explained themes of data-driven decision making combined with sub-agency feedback in digital transformation efforts.