Emerging Tech

HHS Makes Strategic Moves to Achieve Ultimate ‘Artificial Intelligence Ambition’

The department’s chief AI officer shed light on what went into a new guiding document—and what’s next.

The Role AI Plays in Safeguarding Government Data

Government agencies need to pivot to better filter and monitor incoming threats and data with velocity, efficiency and optimization.

New Session Sparks New Priorities for Senate AI Caucus

After steering several AI policies in 2020, the nascent group is embarking on a new agenda.

DOD’s Cybersecurity Certification Requirements to Appear in DHS Contracts

Official says a selection of the first contractors to be audited will be vetted by members of the new administration.

Biden’s Wave of COVID-19 Executive Orders Relies On Data To Implement

While technology is not the main focus of the pandemic response plan, collecting and disseminating more data is a recurring theme.

As Biden Signs On, Trump Appointees Share Social Media Sign-Offs

Posts highlighting the former and present administrations’ moves spanned online platforms Wednesday.

Presidential Inauguration Includes a Digital Transition

Websites and social media accounts made the transition along with presidential power, with the new administration making its mark right away.

Trump Takes Executive Action on Drones in Final White House Days

The executive order encourages federal agencies to divest from unmanned aerial systems manufactured by China, Russia and Iran.

A New Administration Offers an Ideal Time to Prevent Entitlement Creep

Here’s what you need to know to protect federal employees and secure classified data.

Defense Secretary Nominee Says Hack Perpetrators ‘Should be Held Accountable’

Gen. Lloyd Austin committed to conducting a review of defense cyber operations, if confirmed.

Presidential Transition Means CIO Turnover At Some Agencies, Too

Come inauguration, nearly a third of department-level CIO positions will need new occupants.

GAO: DOD Needs Permanent Group to Protect Critical Technologies

The task force currently running these efforts is set to dissolve in the coming months.

Air Force, Korean Partners Unveil Plan to Co-Fund ‘Breakthrough’ Quantum Research

The aim is to promote international collaboration and push forward new and needed technological developments.

Key Takeaways for Government Leaders from CES

For the government to stay competitive and best serve Americans, it’s time to look to the consumer market.

Roper Makes His Pitch To Biden Team: ‘I Want to Be Part of the China Fight’

The Air Force acquisition chief says he keeps politics out of his work at the Pentagon — and that the U.S. will lose against China without agility.

HHS Names First Ever Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer

It marks the agency’s recognition of the emerging technology’s importance.

DISA to Take Over Implementation of the Pentagon’s Cloud Programs

Execution of enterprise cloud programs was previously run through the office of the chief information officer.