Ideas

The Problem With a ‘Smart’ Border Wall

To resolve Trump’s impasse, many lawmakers have proposed boosting surveillance technology to create a virtual border wall. Is that more humane and effective?

Why Our Government Leaders Must Take the Wheel on Self-Driving Vehicles in 2019—and How They Can Do it

Such vehicles will enable older adults, people with disabilities and people who are housebound to get around with greater ease.

3 Steps to a More Secure Federal Supply Chain

A self-assessment is the first step in understanding where potential threats may come from.

Rethinking Data Center Optimization with a Service Mentality

These updates can make a real impact if agencies take the right steps.

Technology Legislation Slowly Crawling Forward

These bills could benefit the federal government's operations.

A Mission Assurance Strategy Built for 2020 (and Beyond)

Our connected reality presents massive challenges to military and commercial entities working to safeguard networks from growing threats.

When Regulating New Tech Harms Public Safety

Facial recognition technology is new and nascent, but not a departure from the innate abilities humans are born with. Efforts by states to limit its use harms public safety and deters innovation.

Apple’s Empty Grandstanding About Privacy

The company enables the surveillance that supposedly offends its values.

5 Ways Mobile Tech Can Optimize the Federal Supply Chain

Mobile devices can process more data and deliver richer capabilities than ever before.

How Artificial Intelligence Can Transform Government

Private businesses already use AI to find efficiencies in their own business and improve the return-on-investment of products and projects.

FaceTime Is Eroding Trust in Tech

Tech paranoiacs have been totally vindicated.

How to Grow the Next Generation of Cybersecurity Talent

Much more can be done to help ensure a safe cyber future for all.

Understanding Today’s Mobile Software Supply Chain Risks

The reality is that supply chain risk is also a concern in the software frontier.