FCC Chief: I Was Between a Rock and a Hard Place on Debunked DDoS Claim

An inspector general determined last week the commission misattributed a commenting system outage during the net neutrality debate to a deliberate digital attack.

CBP Rolls Out Facial Recognition at Silicon Valley Airport

International travel at the Mineta San José International Airport has doubled in recent years.

Kaspersky Appeal Hurtles Toward Courtroom Arguments

Lawyers for the government and the Russian anti-virus company have filed their last briefs before arguing before a judicial panel in September.

Next Agency to Host GSA Centers of Excellence Will Be Announced by October, Departing TTS Director Says

Outgoing Technology Transformation Service Director Joanne Collins Smee shares the strengths of her organization, what’s next for Agriculture’s Centers of Excellence and when the effort will jump to a new agency.

IARPA Gets a New Director

Deputy Director Stacey Dixon will take the helm.

How to Persuade Your Company’s Product Team to Build Something

Communicating with engineers, designers and data scientists doesn't have to be difficult.

DARPA Wants to Make Underground Maps on the Fly

The agency is challenging teams to build systems that chart caves, tunnels and underground urban infrastructure.

USDA Wants One Hub to Connect Agency Leaders to Every Employee

The agency wants to pull disparate intranets together and allow two-way communications with employees.

Omarosa’s Recordings Show the Problem with Honor-System Security

The White House relies on employees to turn over any devices prior to entering a secured room but has few fail-safes if they don’t.

How to Ace Your Chatbot Interview

Your next interview will begin with the ping of an incoming text message.

Industry Groups Push for Background Check Reform In Intelligence Appropriations Bill

With a backlog of more than 700,000 pending investigations, the groups are pushing for tools to speed up information collection and ways to reduce redundant investigations.

One Agency Plans to Lock Employees In a Room Until They Learn Cyber Hygiene

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency will be locking employees in escape rooms to test their knowledge of cybersecurity.

Hackers Target Marines for Pentagon's Latest Bug Bounty

“Hack the Marine Corps” kicked off with a live-hacking event in Las Vegas.