CIO Briefing

Feds Should Prepare Financially for Another Government Shutdown

Here are some ideas to help managers make sure employees are covered during a worst-case scenario.

CIO Briefing

Lawsuit Against Working During Shutdowns Presents a Potential Catch-22

A federal judge ruled it would be too disruptive to stop agencies from forcing employees to work without pay during a lapse in appropriations, but the Trump administration on Wednesday argued the case is now moot because government is open.

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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.

Ideas

Robotics Researchers Have a Duty to Prevent Autonomous Weapons

Our ever-growing appetite for intelligent, autonomous machines poses a host of ethical challenges.

IT Modernization

FDA Launches App to Report Fresh Uses for Existing Drugs

Health care providers can now easily access a one-stop online repository that experts hope will accelerate and innovate patient treatment.

Ideas

Yes, We Still Need to Focus on Women in Tech

Adjusting the gender tilt in the tech workforce requires more than just filling vacancies.

IT Modernization

VA Extends Financial System Overhaul by 5 Years—And Adds More than a Billion to the Cost

The agency is in the middle of a major overhaul of its financial management system, as those efforts stall behind other modernization priorities.

Emerging Tech

Emerging Technology Trends

A look at developments in innovation across the federal technology landscape in 2019.

Policy

House Passes Comprehensive Anti-Robocall Legislation

Still, experts say a dramatic reduction in the problematic calls likely won’t happen overnight.

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

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

IT Modernization

Amazon Web Services Chief Says Pentagon Got it Wrong with JEDI Award

The head of Amazon Web Services isn’t pulling punches at the company’s global summit in Las Vegas.

Emerging Tech

Customs Reverses Course on Mandatory Facial Scans for U.S. Citizens

After criticism from Congress and privacy advocates, the border security agency says it will pull back a proposed rule change.

Ideas

To Stop a Tech Apocalypse We Need Ethics and the Arts

The time has come to answer the call for humanities graduates capable of crossing over into the world of technology so that our human future can be as bright as possible.

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CIO Briefing

IG Says It Is Helping Return As Much As $5.9 Billion to the Government

The anticipated recoveries of misspent health program dollars would be the result of the HHS watchdog's work in fiscal 2019.

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.

Emerging Tech

CBP Starts Process to Include U.S. Citizens in Facial Recognition Program

A proposed rule change would no longer allow citizens and green card holders to opt-out of Customs and Border Protection’s biometrics program.