Emerging Tech

CISA Plans to Hire Chief People Officer to Boost Cyber Workforce

Agency advisors are set to vote on a host of draft recommendations which include reviewing the security clearance process for inefficiency.

TMF Announces $95 Million in New Funding Focused on Security and Networks

The Technology Modernization Fund is announcing a new set of investments to help three agencies meet White House cybersecurity objectives.

President Biden Nominates OSTP Director

If confirmed, Dr. Arati Prabhakar would serve as the president’s chief science advisor.

DARPA Report Finds Vulnerabilities in Blockchain Tech, Non-secure Crypto Transactions

A holistic research paper documents the security concerns within decentralized ledger technologies, prompting concerns over the security of cryptocurrency transactions.

AI is ‘No Magical Shortcut’ FTC Says in Fighting Disinformation Online

The Federal Trade Commission sent a report to Congress detailing limitations artificial intelligence has in regulating disinformation and harmful online content.

New Bluetooth Upgrade Could Provide a Big Audio Assist for Government

The one-to-one limitation on Bluetooth devices may no longer be the case.

Lack of Space National Guard Could Hurt Training, Recruiting

National Guard directors are worried about losing key talent for space capabilities without the creation of a specified guard and reserve component.

NASA Wants to Expand Data Sharing With Space Force and Commercial Partners

The space agency's chief data officer explained the importance of making information exchanges a more consistent part of NASA culture.

Crypto Industry Insiders Support Better Public-Private Collabs To Prevent Major Ransomware Attacks

A panel of leaders in the digital asset industry discussed helpful legal frameworks to prevent illegal crypto financing while supporting market activity. 

GSA Auctions Another Series of Crypto, Valued at $268K

The General Services Administration is auctioning off several lots of cryptocurrencies as the federal government looks to wade into the volatile asset class.

Boeing Can’t Find Enough Workers to Build the New Air Force One

A new GAO report details the latest setback for the presidential planemaker. 

Latest Crypto Regulation Bill Defines Stablecoins and Pushes For Interagency Cooperation

More bipartisan legislation seeks to regulate digital assets in the U.S. and offers a widely-encompassing framework for buying and selling cryptocurrency.

Lawmakers Want to Know How Much Bad Software Costs DOD

When the House Armed Services Committee begins its markup process of the annual defense authorization bill on June 8, look out for a provision asking the Pentagon to account for wasted money and lost productivity caused by poorly performing software.

Patent and Trademark Office Aims to Partner With AI, Emerging Tech Stakeholders

The partnership builds on years of previous innovation efforts in various tech fields.

President Biden Invokes Defense Production Act to Boost Clean Energy Manufacturing

Defense officials said invoking the act would reduce reliance on foreign powers for energy resources.