Cybersecurity

GAO: GSA Must Do More on Cybersecurity, Property Management

A federal watchdog agency’s reminder on outstanding recommendations comes as the Trump administration pushes for the agency to take on new responsibilities.

Report: Weaponized PDFs on the Rise

The form of malware is targeting mostly the United States and Britain.

NSF Kicks Off Final Phase of Workforce Reskilling App Competition

The Career Compass Challenge aims to build an app that matches feds to the tech jobs based on their current skills and interests.

White House Taking its Artificial Intelligence Messaging International

The Trump administration is making its voice heard across global organizations.

Air Force Creates CTO Role to Oversee Next-Gen Weaponry

The Air Force's new science and technology strategy for 2030 addresses increasing and evolving threats from foreign adversaries.

Judge Lifts Stay on the Pentagon’s JEDI Cloud Contract

But the department must wait until at least July 19 to make an award.

Exclusive: TTS Director Wants GSA’s Innovation Shop To Punch Above Its Weight

In his first interview since joining government, Anil Cheriyan shares his insights into problem areas and the future of innovative programs like the Centers of Excellence, 18F and FedRAMP.

OMB Officials Tout Tech Office Transparency Amid Allegations of Turmoil

Officials within the Office of the Federal Chief Information Officer say their team is working as it should in the wake of a report that suggests otherwise.

The Art (Not Science) of Deepfakes

Modern machine-learning technology brings deepfakes within reach of anyone.

The Pentagon Is Killing a Key Independent-Research Program

For decades, JASON studies helped DOD and other agencies get outside perspectives on scientific and technical topics.

GAO Will Pour $15 Million Into New Tech Assessment Office in 2020

The Science and Technology Assessment and Analytics team aims to build lawmakers’ understanding of emerging technologies and weigh in on tech-centric policies.

The State of Tech Modernization

Will 2019 be the year federal IT breaks into the 21st century?