Cybersecurity

Biden Official Credits Diplomacy With Russia for Arrest of Colonial Pipeline Hacker

A senior administration official disassociated the move from tensions between the U.S. and Russia amid a build-up of Russian troops near Ukraine and an unattributed cyberattack on the country’s government websites.

CIO Briefing

VA Delays Electronic Health Records Deployment Due To COVID Cases

The VA Central Ohio Healthcare System was supposed to receive a new EHR system deployment in March, but COVID spikes overwhelmed the workforce.

CIO Briefing

Former Homeland Security Acting Inspector General Pleads Guilty To Data Theft

Charles Edwards pleaded guilty to two federal charges of stealing government software and personnel data.

Sponsor Content

Augmented Reality for First Responders

Verizon partners with Ericsson, Qwake Technologies, Cradlepoint, and Inseego to help firefighters see in the dark with 5G and augmented reality.

CIO Briefing

Biden's CX order puts new momentum behind longtime efforts, leaders say

Officials at an ACT-IAC event explained how a recent White House executive order on customer experience is helping to unify disparate CX efforts across government.

Ideas

3 Strategies for Securing the Supply Chain, Security’s Weakest Link 

Today, no vendor or agency is safe—and just as importantly, no single organization can address all these threats independently.

Sponsor Content

3 Ways Government Can Successfully Deploy AI/ML

A Google search for artificial intelligence can lead readers to stories portraying this technology in the best and worst ways, but what exactly is AI?

CIO Briefing

Hill Proposal Would Give Federal Employees a 5.1% Average Pay Raise in 2023

A bill from Democratic lawmakers would provide federal workers with a 4.1% across-the-board boost, along with an average 1% increase in locality pay.

Emerging Tech

NIST Seeks Members For New IoT Advisory Board

The inaugural board will advise the Internet of Things Working Group on federal policies that may influence IoT development and security.

Cybersecurity

FBI Officials Clarify What the Bureau Wants in Cyber Incident Reporting Bill

However the legislation is eventually passed, CISA plans to share reports with the FBI and other agencies, a Homeland Security official said.

CIO Briefing

Native American Advocates Discuss Barriers To Broadband Before Senate

A Senate Committee hearing focused on the digital divide in rural tribal areas, and where federal programs are falling short.

CIO Briefing

White House Charts Course for Better Protections of Civil Servant Scientists

New report calls for improved policies prohibiting interference and clearer punishments for those who meddle in scientific work.

Emerging Tech

Creepy, Cool and Coherent: Potential Government Tech Shines at CES 2022

From humanoid robots to zero-emissions drones, CES was filled with lots of tech that may be relevant to government soon.

CIO Briefing

Defense Officials Press Lawmakers For a 2022 Appropriation

Defense officials warned lawmakers that some programs and tech efforts could be delayed or eliminated if Congress fails to pass a 2022 defense spending bill soon.

Policy

Report: Ensure Federal AI Policies are Aligned

Federal agencies may not be on the same page when it comes to artificial intelligence programs.