CIO Briefing

New Center for Agile Government Collaboration Coming Soon

It will serve as a hub for a broad network of public, private and academic stakeholders.

Report: Cyber Workforce Must Grow 145% to Meet Global Demand

In the U.S., there are only enough cybersecurity pros to fill about 60% of the available jobs, according to industry researchers.

Legislation Introduced to Bolster Cyber Workforce

The bipartisan HACKED Act offers funding and resources to close the critical gaps.

More Vets Are Taking Advantage of Digital Services Through New VA.gov

One year in, the relaunch of VA.gov seems to have resulted in more veterans access digital services.

The Agencies that Saw the Biggest Gains—and Losses—in Employee Happiness in 2019

Smaller agencies saw the widest swings in employee morale this year, as measured by the annual Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey.

Outcomes, Not Programs, Will Define DOD’s Cybersecurity Record

The Defense Department is changing how it defines and defends its networks.

Bid Protests Hit 10-Year Low

Companies filed 16% fewer bid protests in fiscal 2019 than the year prior.

DISA Previews Big Tech Opportunities for 2020

The Pentagon’s IT shop released a list of next year’s contracting opportunities, including 12 worth more than $100 million.

Agriculture Funds More than $1 Billion in Projects to Boost Rural Infrastructure

The broadband and electric investments aim to benefit more than 1.5 million businesses and residents.

Featured eBooks

Abusing a Robot Won't Hurt It, but It Could Make You a Crueller Person

The influence of robots on human behaviour is increasingly relevant.

Google Wants More Work from the Defense Department

A senior vice president ruled out working directly on weapons programs, but said other areas are fair game.

Can CBP Stand Up an Electronic Health Records System in 90 Days?

Lawmakers eager to see Customs and Border Protection digitize its health care system are pushing a bill that would give the agency three months to go from paper to electronic records.

How to Deal with Smartphone Stress

Ongoing stress—like constant alerts and notifications—can lead to health problems and shorter lives.

House Committee to Hold Hearing on the Online Exploitation of Veterans

A veteran, a scientist and representatives from Facebook and Twitter are all set to testify.

Federal Lawmakers Push '.Gov' Web Addresses For Local Governments

A new U.S. Senate bill comes amid concerns that online criminals can “spoof” the public with fake government websites.

Vets Can Now See VA, Private Sector Health Data in iPhone App

Apple’s Health app now integrates with Veterans Affairs’ patient data API, giving veterans access to their medical information on their phones.