Emerging Tech

Trade Agency Wants To Know Where US Stands in Global AI Marketplace

The government wants to learn more about international regulations that would prevent U.S. companies from selling AI technologies abroad.

IT Modernization

House Lawmakers Say Energy’s Scientific Research Arm Needs More Funding

The request from nearly 20 Democratic lawmakers comes as the CHIPS Act hands down billions for technological innovation.

Sponsor Content

Critical Update: ‘The Good Death Is Our Only Goal’

Leaders from GSA’s 10x program join the podcast to talk about how they’re mapping paths through the Valley of Death.

News

State Department Makes Inroads for Public-Private Tech Partnerships at Home

The agency’s Official for Cyberspace and Digital Policy traveled to San Francisco to foster stronger collaboration between Silicon Valley and Capitol Hill.

Ideas

You Don’t Have to Be a Spy to Violate the Espionage Act

Two law professors outline how the Act has been used in the past, and what it could mean for former president Trump.

Ideas

Science Skeptics Often Suffer From Overconfidence

People who know less about scientific topics tend to think they know more, according to a recent study.

Emerging Tech

Veteran-owned Firm Wins $341M ICE Cloud Services Award

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency makes this award nearly a year after it started the procurement all over again.

CXO Briefing

Senators Urge DOJ to Flex Debarment Authority

Two Democrats say that companies are getting away with "ripping off the government" because of the reluctance to exercise suspension and debarment authorities.

Sponsor Content

The Rise of Hybrid Multicloud: What Agencies Should Know

As the government workforce continues to follow a hybrid model for service delivery, it’s widely recognized that cloud is the key ingredient for rapidly responding to change.

Cybersecurity

CISA Director Looking for 'Unlikely' Partnerships in Cyber Fight

At DEF CON, Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency Director Jen Easterly highlighted her agency’s efforts to collaborate with the private sector to meet mission demands.

Emerging Tech

CENTCOM Launches Competition For Innovation from Troops

The ‘Shark Tank’-like competition will pull solutions from active-duty personnel for possible use in the field.

CXO Briefing

House Sends Package that Includes an IRS Hiring Boost and USPS EV Funding to Biden

The measure aimed at lowering health care costs and fueling the fight against climate change received only Democratic support.

Cybersecurity

White House Cyber Director: ‘Defense is the New Offense’ for Cyber

At DEF CON, National Cyber Director Chris Inglis discussed the nuances of cyber defense.

Cybersecurity

Congressional Commission Probes HHS Capability to Address Health Sector Ransomware Attacks

The oversight group wants more detailed information on the HHS’ cyberdefenses as digital networks for critical infrastructure remain a target for malicious actors.

Policy

Survey: Performance, Pressure Have Increased Among Remote Government Employees During COVID

The survey also revealed managers seem to trust employees to perform more in virtual environments.

Policy

FEC Approves Google’s Plan to Exempt Campaign Emails From Spam Filters

The pilot program stems in part from a March study that found Google filters were far more likely to mark right-wing campaign emails as spam than left-wing ones.

IT Modernization

NIST Redesigns Platform for Reporting Federally Funded Inventions

The National Institute of Standards and Technology upgraded the iEdison platform to include new features and an improved interface.