Emerging Tech

GAO: Agencies Need to Conduct Cyber Risk Assessments of IoT, OT Devices in Critical Infrastructure Sectors

A Government Accountability Office report found that the agencies responsible for managing infrastructure in the healthcare and public health, energy and transportation sectors need to better assess their cyber risk mitigation strategies.

CXO Briefing

The Defense Department Finally Has a Permanent Watchdog

“I shall continue to be true to the principle of nonpartisanship that is a hallmark of the IG system,” Robert Storch said during his confirmation hearing.

Sponsor Content

A Culture of Curiosity Can Push Government AI Adoption Forward

Agency leaders can remove hesitancy toward AI tools by rewarding innovators who are willing to take risks and pilot the technology.

Emerging Tech

Expect AR/VR on the Battlefield, Air Force CIO Says

Augmented- and virtual-reality gear will become more than just a training tool, Knausenberger says.

Data

TSA Wants to Automate ID Verification at Checkpoint Security

The agency is testing using facial recognition to verify passengers’ information with the information on record.

CXO Briefing

State Department unveils $10B enterprise IT services solicitation

The contract known as "Evolve" seeks technology modernization services in support of diplomatic goals.

CXO Briefing

GDIT Receives $84 Million Contract to Support Traumatic Brain Injury Research

The research and support contract, awarded by the Defense Health Agency, has an eight-month base period with three option years.

Ideas

Text-to-Image AI: Powerful, Easy-to-Use Technology for Making Art--And Fakes

The latest trend in synthetic media could be among the most dangerous.

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Connected Government Report: The Future of Digital Service

Insights from thousands of people on the global trends impacting customer and government interactions and the public sector’s approach to digital transformation.

CXO Briefing

Third US-EU Trade and Tech Meeting to Feature Major Technological Development Goals

The third ministerial meeting of the U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council aims to foster bilateral initiatives and confront challenges posed by China’s economic policies.

CXO Briefing

Lawmakers Discuss Crypto Regulatory Bill Following FTX Collapse

Members on the Senate Agriculture Committee consider applying classic market restrictions to the digital asset marketplace with financial regulators.

Emerging Tech

DOD Creates Office to Enhance Investments in Tech Vital to National Security

The Pentagon’s Office of Strategic Capital will work with private capital providers to “shape and scale investment in critical technologies.”

Policy

Recruiting Crisis? Not at Space Force

The youngest and smallest service says it pays to be both choosy and inclusive.

Emerging Tech

U.S. Joins France in New Quantum Tech Partnership

Both countries will work together to develop and advance critical quantum technologies, the next step in the Biden administration’s larger push for global quantum leadership.

CXO Briefing

These Are the Agencies that Saw the Biggest Losses in Employee Satisfaction in 2022, and the Few that Saw Gains

Only 10 agencies with at least 100 employees saw improvements to their job satisfaction score in the annual Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, and no agencies with at least 10,000 workers gained ground.

CXO Briefing

VA Used COVID Relief Funds To Bolster IT and Digital Services

The VA used supplemental COVID funding from three different bills to support expanded telehealth services and remote operations during the worst of the pandemic.