Cybersecurity

Defense Digital Service Awards ‘Civilian Hiring as a Service’ Contract

The Pentagon’s nerd squad is rethinking how it hires talent in fields like cybersecurity, computer science and user experience design.

NASA Official Credits DHS’ Cyber Tools with Transforming Its Cyber Stance

The space agency has a much better grip on its vast data since it has deployed Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation tech.

OMB Issues New Policy for Credentialing People, Devices and Bots

The administration’s updated identity, credential and access management policy extends physical credentials to the digital world.

Inside the Government's Open Source Software Conundrum

How do agencies make sure the crowdsourced code that underlies nearly every piece of tech on the market is safe to use?

Government Needs to Diversify Its Cyber Workforce

And experts told Congress that agencies will need to intentionally expand how and where it looks for talent.

Postal Service Warns of Fake Delivery Notices

Be cautious of attempted or intercepted package notices with links and attachments, the U.S. Postal Service’s inspector general said.

5 Soft Skills That Could Land You a Cybersecurity Career

Soft skills are just as critical as technical aptitude when preparing for a career in this booming field.

To Unleash a Modern Workforce, America Must Revamp Education

Federal leaders say the nation needs to pivot education towards tech-focused training in fields like robotics.

After Executive Order, Trump Administration Puts More Pressure On Huawei

The Chinese telecom company can no longer buy U.S. tech without a waiver, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced Thursday.

Lawmakers Want Spy Agencies to Help Secure Government Tech and Elections

The Intelligence Authorization Act would increase the IC’s involvement in a number of federal tech and cyber efforts.

Trump Issues Executive Order Over Tech Threats from Foreign Adversaries

The president directed the Commerce Secretary to establish when transactions could put national security at risk.

HHS is Shopping For Cellphone Hacking Tools

The tools would likely be used by the HHS Office of the Inspector General for investigations into multimillion-dollar frauds and serious organized crime related to health benefits.

Critical Update: Enter The Innovators

Season 3 of Critical Update kicks off with a mythbusting session on what it means to be innovative in government.

Kids Might Close Government’s IT Talent Gap

Technology literacy rates are on the rise, likely due to the emphasis placed on STEM education in schools.

Can the Bay Area Rein In the Surveillance Tools It Created?

Oakland and San Francisco may become the first cities to ban use of facial recognition technology by government entities. But that’s only the beginning.