Emerging Tech

Senators Want to Know How FTC, CMS Will Prevent Bias in Health Care Algorithms

Sens. Ron Wyden and Cory Booker also asked five industry giants how to mitigate discrimination against minority patients. 

Policy

Hassan Joins Senate Cybersecurity Caucus

The junior senator from New Hampshire became the caucus’ 17th member.

Emerging Tech

Pentagon Unveils Which Bases Will House Large-Scale 5G Experiments

The first projects will focus on asset management and sharing across the spectrum.

Sponsor Content

Ransomware Protection and Containment Strategies: Practical Guidance for Endpoint Protection, Hardening, and Containment

Ransomware is a global threat targeting organizations in all industries. The impact of a successful ransomware event can be material to an organization - including the loss of access to data, systems, and operational outages.

Cybersecurity

Russian Trolls Are Hammering Away at NATO’s Presence in Lithuania

A broad disinformation campaign of fake news and other tricks aims to turn the Baltic nation’s public against the alliance.

CIO Briefing

Watchdog: Proposed OPM-GSA Merger Continues to 'Evolve' Despite Lack of Legislation

Officials have continued to examine moving portions of OPM to GSA piecemeal, and still lack documentation for the legal authority and cost benefit analyses, the inspector general said.

Emerging Tech

How a National Lab is Securing Electric Vehicles and Smart Cars of the Future

At Argonne, a holistic approach is accelerating discoveries and bolstering the fight against emerging transportation threats. 

CIO Briefing

New Functionality on the Way for FedBizOpps Replacement

The team managing the transition from FedBizOpps to SAM.gov says it plans to restore key capabilities, such as email alerts.

Sponsor Content

Colleagues as Customers: How Mission-Support Services Can Improve the Customer Experience

How can providers improve both internal CX and working relationships with colleagues?

Data

Senators Renew Effort to Safeguard People’s Data Online

The bill would make companies subject to fines from the Federal Trade Commission if they poorly protect data.

Cybersecurity

Small Contractors Struggle to Meet Cybersecurity Standards, Pentagon Finds

Even large companies aren’t doing as well as they think they are, the assistant acquisition chief said.

IT Modernization

Survey: As-a-Service IT Is Here to Stay

Cloud-based services continue to change the way organizations offer IT services.

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Ideas

How to Actually Promote Diversity in STEM

The future depends on a robust scientific workforce, but millions of minority students are massively underrepresented in these fields.

Cybersecurity

Report: 'Smishing,' Deepfakes to Continue to Rise in 2020

Drones may also be more widely weaponized to steal consumer data from public Wi-Fi networks, according to a new report on 2020 data breach trend predictions.

IT Modernization

IG: CBP Knew Its Tech Couldn’t Handle Family Separations Before Pushing Zero Tolerance Policy

The agency was made aware of significant data entry and tracking issues after a test in November 2017, then chose to ignore those problems.

Emerging Tech

DARPA Wants Smart Suits to Protect Against Biological Attacks

A new program aims to usher in a modern military ensemble that can provide 100% survival against lethal exposure from multiple chemical and biological agents.

Ideas

The False Promise of Morning Routines

Why everyone’s mornings seem more productive than yours.

Ideas

3 Ways Open Source is Accelerating Geoint for Defense Missions

For starters, collaborative tools can bring intelligence, private sector and academic communities into challenges.