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IG: CBP Knew Its Tech Couldn’t Handle Family Separations Before Pushing Zero Tolerance Policy

The agency was made aware of significant data entry and tracking issues after a test in November 2017, then chose to ignore those problems.

3 Ways Open Source is Accelerating Geoint for Defense Missions

For starters, collaborative tools can bring intelligence, private sector and academic communities into challenges.

5 Strategies for Building a Culture of Data Literacy

Getting agency buy-in to a culture of data literacy means getting everyone at every level to appreciate the value of data.

VA Prepping for Go-Live of Health Records System in March

Veterans Affairs Department officials testified they’re continuing with plans to roll out their new electronic health record system in early 2020.

GAO Hires First Data Scientist

The position will lead the watchdog’s new Innovation Lab, soliciting new ideas and using data to help GAO better inform agencies and Congress.

Artificial Intelligence Could Have Biggest Impact on White-Collar Jobs

New research suggests that white collar jobs are more likely to feel the impacts of artificial intelligence in the workplace than blue-collar positions.

Army Hires AI Firm to Predict When Aircraft, Vehicles & Weapons Will Break

Following the Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps, the service hopes a small company can organize the data from decades-old maintenance logs.

Take the First Steps To Quantum-Safe Security Now to Avoid Mistakes Later 

No enterprise—whether a government, a military or a private company—can afford to be unprepared. 

Transportation to Start Tracking Sexual Harassment of Travelers Under New Bill

The bill calls for certain airlines and railroads to track harassment and assault of their workers and passengers and report incidents to the Transportation Department.

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Federal CISO: Better Info Sharing Will Lead to More Secure Supply Chain

Federal Chief Information Security Officer Grant Schneider outlined the Federal Acquisition Supply Chain Council goals for 2020.

Defense Department Fails Its Second Audit, Yet Is Making Progress

This was only the second audit completed for the Pentagon since a 1990 law required them.

VA Released Millions of People's Personal Data Despite Known Risks

The agency stopped redacting personally identifiable information in claims requested under the Privacy Act, even though officials knew the policy could leave millions of people vulnerable to identity theft.

How Lockheed Martin Is Trying To Link Everything on the Battlefield

Experiment by experiment, the company is weaving aircraft, ground vehicles, satellites, and the rest into a network that will someday give commanders unprecedented decision-support options.

Lawmakers Propose Bill Limiting Government's Use of Facial Recognition

The legislation would require law enforcement agencies to obtain a warrant before conducting facial recognition surveillance.

CISA Wants Feedback on Its Vulnerability Assessments

The agency is looking to improve a program that lets critical infrastructure operators measure their digital security and see how they stack up against their counterparts.