Breaking News Defense

Tuberville says he'll drop hold on most military promotions

Alabama senator says he will keep the brakes on some of the most senior officers’ nominations.


OMB takes aim at internet of things cybersecurity

The Office of Management and Budget’s recent FISMA guidance notes the importance of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s ability to scan agencies for vulnerabilities on an ongoing basis.


Commerce CIO Mendes announces retirement

After more than 14 years in the federal government, André Mendes is returning to his home state of Texas for a county CIO post.

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Digital Avengers: Five Unifying Factors Shaping the Battle Against Global Cybercrime

Governments, industries, and international partners must join forces against adversaries to proactively navigate cybersecurity.


Taking open source risks seriously

COMMENTARY | Software bills of materials don't address what tech leaders should actually do to make sure open source components are safe to use.


House bill looks to shore up federal cyber workforce

The bill, a companion to a Senate bill introduced in July, looks to fortify the U.S.’s domestic cybersecurity workforce and training programs.

Artificial Intelligence

Human operators must be held accountable for AI’s use in conflicts, Air Force secretary says

The Pentagon needs “to find a way to hold people accountable” for what artificial intelligence technologies do in future conflicts, according to Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall.


CISA, FBI warn on Iran-backed infrastructure hacks

The hacking group CyberAv3ngers is actively targeting an Israeli-made automation system in wide use in the water and wastewater sector.


OPM launches cyber rotational program for feds

The new rotational program is an outgrowth of 2022 legislation backed by Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., who chairs the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.


Debate over federal telework fumes in House subcommittee

Agency HR officials defended their approach to workplace flexibilities and highlighted budgetary issues as bigger drivers of poor customer service.

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AI-Powered Intelligent Exploration Uncovers Hidden Meaning in Cybersecurity Data

As government leaders face a relentless (AI) arms race against adversaries, a critical challenge emerges on the cybersecurity front.


Protest over OASIS+ pricing data access falls short

ANALYSIS | Boston Consulting Group claimed it did not need to provide that information on certain items in its bid for the government-wide professional services vehicle.

Artificial Intelligence

Why NIST is prioritizing creating a dictionary of AI development

An official from the National Institute of Standards and Technology explained the need for a consensus on language as a means of developing common standards for AI.


Lawmakers seek to bolster JADC2 initiative with ‘transformative’ objectives

The legislation would give specific Pentagon officials new responsibilities in the department’s development of an interoperable network across its disparate military domains, with particular focus on the Indo-Pacific region.

Digital Government

Digital park passes could become reality under a new legislative proposal

The new, bipartisan recreation-focused package is aimed at cutting red tape around national parks and public land, its backers say.


Can improving CX help restore trust in government?

COMMENTARY | To protect benefit programs from abuse while delivering a cohesive CX, agencies need to take an omnichannel approach that harmonizes online, mobile, call center and in-person contacts and incorporates robust remote identity proofing.

Emerging Tech

Senators move to ban TSA’s facial recognition screenings

The bipartisan proposal cited concerns about the government’s collection of biometric data.


Congress takes up software supply chain security

The FITARA scorecard could become a vehicle for measuring agency progress against the administration's software security goals.

Digital Government

USDA unveils new data strategy

The Department of Agriculture’s new guidance builds on previous agency plans, and looks to improve data sharing and incorporate artificial intelligence into analytics operations.


SSA restructures tech shop to center on the CIO

Be on the lookout for a vacancy announcement for the SSA CIO position.


How a push to the cloud helped a Ukrainian bank keep faith with customers amid war

Ukraine’s largest bank preserved economic stability for 20 million customers amid an ongoing war with Russia.