Emerging Tech

Hurricane Maria Has Made Puerto Rico a Testbed for New Technology

Government, tech companies, and nonprofits have all worked to bring the US territory back online.

Cybersecurity

How Russia Hacked America—And Why It Will Happen Again

Russian-backed psychological cyber warfare will only get better.

Sponsor Content

Empower People, Enable Productivity

The new way to work isn’t necessarily driven by the latest gadgets, it is driven by mobility, cost, personalization and talent retention.

Cybersecurity

Bill to Elevate and Rename DHS Cyber Division Passes House

The bill would rename the division the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Agency.

Cybersecurity

Germany Accused China of Tricking German Government Workers on LinkedIn

More than 10,000 workers in parliament, ministries, and government agencies had been targeted.

Policy

Why Donald Trump Wants to Go Back to the Moon

It’s a promise that has been made by three previous presidents

Data

HHS Turns to Citizen Coders to Curtail Opioid Epidemic

More than 300 coders and health advocates showed up for the agency’s first code-a-thon.

Ideas

How the 2017 Tech Predictions Stacked Up

Here are the predictions that came true—and one that didn't.

Cybersecurity

These Real-World Tricks Can Help Keep You Secure Online

You don't have to be a cyber genius to stop hackers in their tracks. You just need a piece of tape.

Cybersecurity

OPM Reminds Agencies to Identify Cyber Workforce Needs

The personnel office nudged agencies to finish coding cybersecurity job descriptions as part of an ongoing workforce assessment.

Ideas

China Is On a Whole-of-Nation Push for AI. The US Must Match It

Beijing is harnessing government and commercial entities in pursuit of a once-in-a-generation technological kingmaker.

Emerging Tech

Drones On Leashes, Kamikaze Drones, Information Bombs Top Pentagon’s Counterterrorism Wishlist

Expect to see these technologies in a grey-zone battlefield in the not-too-distant future.

IT Modernization

VA Wasted $1.1 Billion on Failed IT Projects in Six Years

The department gave the bulk of the billion to 15 contractors—one of which is getting a sole-source $10 billion contract to try again.

CIO Briefing

Defense Department Appoints Acting CIO

The department taps its chief cybersecurity officer to lead the CIO shop.

Policy

Congress Resets Shutdown Clock

Lawmakers get rebuffed trying to delay the coming net neutrality vote and start asking questions about kids using Facebook’s messaging app.