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Happy Insider Threat Awareness Month!

Insider threats are potentially far more dangerous than those attacking from outside.

Agencies to Security Industry: Automate Cloud Compliance Faster

Cloud providers also want faster, more efficient FedRAMP compliance, and today, this is well in reach.

How Congress Turns Citizens' Voices into Data Points

No matter why or how people contact their elected officials, they all want one basic thing: They want someone to listen.

I Won’t Buy My Teenagers Smartphones

Denying a teen a smartphone in 2019 is a tough decision, and one that requires an organized and impenetrable defense.

9 Tips to Help Secure Every Federal Employee’s Mobile Device

Bad actors increasingly target smartphones and endpoint devices that are generally less protected than government computers.

In the Deepfake Era, Counterterrorism Is Harder

After failing to detect the 9/11 plot, spy agencies reinvented themselves for an age of terrorism, but a new generation of technological threats requires a new round of reforms.

Why Dark Data is the New Shadow IT

But unlike shadow IT, dark data can be illuminating.

I Create Manipulated Images and Videos–But Quality May Not Matter Much

A key element of the battle between truth and propaganda has nothing to do with technology.

AI Is Coming for Your Favorite Menial Tasks

As AI gets better at performing routine tasks traditionally done by humans, only stressful ones will be left. The work experience could suffer.

Achieving DevSecOps Success Depends More on Trust than Tooling

Let’s explore what’s behind the cultural clash between the development, security and operations teams.

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Agencies Should Embrace Low-Code for Its Speed and Power

Drag-and-drop coding platforms can help agencies that are short on technical staff. 

Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Raises Legal and Ethical Concerns

Policymakers should establish a number of safeguards around AI, much as they did when genetic testing became commonplace.

What Urban Sprawl Is Really Doing to Your Commute

Urban traffic congestion is growing dramatically, according to a new report. So why aren’t drivers taking longer to get to work?

The Dangers in Smart Cities

Smart cities make for a larger attack footprint, and more potentially devastating results from a breach or hack.

A Closer Look at Federal Multicloud Adoption

A multicloud approach offers flexibility in infrastructure and could reduce federal technical debt.  

Cryptology from the Crypt: How I Cracked a 70-year-old Coded Message from Beyond the Grave

The code was created by the late Cambridge professor and scientist Robert Henry Thouless, who passed away in 1984.