CIO Briefing

Software Glitch Adds to Issues for NOAA’s Newest Weather Satellite

Technicians have identified a software glitch in the GOES-17 weather satellite it launched in March.

Marine Cyber Command Is Getting In On Other Transaction Contracting

The Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace Command’s executive director said the command expects to sign its first OT contract in the coming days.

Pentagon Considers Cybersecurity Certification for Its Contractors

It’s still unclear what would be required for certification or how much it would cost for businesses.

The U.S. Just Declared War on the Chinese Company It Loves to Hate Most

Huawei has largely been shut out of the U.S. since 2012.

DHS Invests in 2 Companies for Data Privacy Tools

The awards are part of the department’s Data Privacy portfolio that focuses on sensors, autonomous systems and other emerging tech.

OMB Rejects Watchdog Criticisms of Anti-Fraud Guidance for Agencies

Senators bash White House office for mishandling interagency working group.

Upcoming Bill Would Lock Down Agencies' Internet-Connected Devices

But agency chief information officers could make exceptions, according to the legislation.

The Bush 41 Administration’s IT Legacy

Much of today’s IT procurement landscape is the result of reforms from when the late President George H.W. Bush was in the White House.

TSA Unveils Cybersecurity Roadmap

The agency identifies four priorities and six goals to address

Technology Transformation Service Wants to Beef Up Email Security

GSA’s tech innovation shop met the initial DMARC requirement but now wants to include the security measure on all its email domains.

Quantum Computing That Can Crack Modern Encryption More Than a Decade Away

A report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine suggests encryption-cracking quantum computers are possible, but won’t be built in the immediate future.

DHS is Exploring How Blockchain Can Stop Counterfeits and Forgeries

The agency is funding research that uses blockchain to make sure people are who they claim to be.