CIO Briefing

What Federal Employees Should Know About Their Pay If There Is a Shutdown at the End of This Month

Unlike previous closures, furloughed workers would be guaranteed retroactive compensation once government reopens. 

CIO Briefing

The Best and Worst Places to Work in America

A nationwide ranking from a nonprofit group factors in state policies related to wages and worker protections.

CIO Briefing

10 Universities Picked to Help HHS Build Up Health IT Workforce

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT announced $73 million in grants to support career training and job placement for 4,000 new health IT workers.

Sponsor Content

Navigating the Future of V2X

Moving to a more connected and autonomous future. Learn more about the future of intelligent transportation.

Emerging Tech

Air Force Reserve Command Prepares for 5G Boost

Verizon was recently selected to install capabilities on multiple military bases.

Ideas

Artificial Intelligence is Good at Less Exciting Military Roles Too

Maintenance is critical in the military, and this is a good example of how AI can be used right now to help improve operations.

IT Modernization

Defense Logistics Agency Is Building an EHR to Track Occupational Health

The agency seeks an enterprisewide view of records and whether facilities meet health and safety standards. 

Cybersecurity

Treasury Sanctions First Cryptocurrency Exchange to Combat Ransomware 

The department also emphasized guidance for victim organizations who risk running afoul of enforcers by paying attackers and failing to report incidents.

Cybersecurity

Biden Calls for 'United Response' to Emerging Tech, Cyber Warfare in U.N. Speech

“It’s up to all of us to determine whether these technologies are a force to empower people or to deepen repression,” he said.

Sponsor Content

How IT Operations Management Can Help Agencies Slay Their Silos

For any government agency, IT modernization and digital transformation are key components of mission success.

Emerging Tech

Defense Tech Startup Led by Former Government Leaders Reaches $1 Billion Valuation

Rebellion Defense Founder Chris Lynch discussed the company’s recent endeavors and investments. 

Cybersecurity

Union Supports Revised Civilian Cyber Reserve Program 

But the American Federation of Government Employees is still adamantly against the creation of a civilian National Digital Reserve Corps.

CIO Briefing

How the Veterans Affairs Department Went Digital During the Pandemic

Senior officials shared details and numbers on the department’s COVID-19-specific deployments.

Ideas

Another Truth About Remote Work

A misconception about the prevalence of working from home explains a lot about confirmation bias in America.

CIO Briefing

Survey: 58% of Government Employees Support Vaccine Mandates

But 11% of government employees said they would strongly consider leaving their jobs if forced to vaccinate.  

CIO Briefing

Democrats Announce Plan to Avert a Shutdown and Suspend the Debt Ceiling in a Single Bill

The stage is set for a showdown, with Republicans opposed to raising or suspending the debt limit.

Cybersecurity

Agencies Seek Comments on Supply Chain Security of Critical Software

The Commerce and Homeland Security departments want details about the information and communications technology industry’s cybersecurity practices and gaps in manufacturing.

CIO Briefing

Transition to Permanent Remote Work Will Disrupt High-Cost Urban Areas

Cities will need to show residents who can do their jobs from most anywhere why they should continue living in densely packed places, according to new research.

Emerging Tech

EPA’s New Telecom Contract Will Ensure Every Employee Can Telework

The agency has yet to pick a vendor off the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract but has built-in key modernization goals for remote work, according to the inspector general.

Ideas

FITARA Scores Are the Push Agencies Need to Improve Basic Federal Cyber Hygiene

Here are some ideas where do government IT leaders can improve cybersecurity at their agency.