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Federal Agencies Need Data Hunters to Enhance Performance

These hunters are often disguised under several different job titles including data acquisition specialists and data scouts.

Outcomes, Not Programs, Will Define DOD’s Cybersecurity Record

The Defense Department is changing how it defines and defends its networks.

Abusing a Robot Won't Hurt It, but It Could Make You a Crueller Person

The influence of robots on human behaviour is increasingly relevant.

Analyst, Analyze Thyself!

Analytics professionals spend more time gathering data than they dedicate to analyzing it, according to a recent survey.

The Zero-Day War? How Cyber is Reshaping the Future of the Most Combustible Conflicts

Recent history has shown that states often use their offensive cyber arsenals to achieve surprisingly de-escalatory effects.

Twitter Is Banning Political Ads – But the Real Battle for Democracy Is with Facebook and Google

Twitter’s political ad ban will have little effect on elections around the globe.

Robots Can Outwit Us on the Virtual Battlefield, So Let's Not Put Them in Charge of the Real Thing

A bot called AlphaStar plays the popular real-time strategy game StarCraft II at Grandmaster level

Why Companies Should Be Open About Cybersecurity

Companies that are open about their cybersecurity risk management fare significantly better with investors than peers that don’t disclose those efforts, new research shows.

Featured eBooks

5 Milestones that Created the Internet, 50 Years After the First Network Message

Will 2019 events become a turning point for the internet?

How Federal Employees Can Get Training for the Best Job in America

In-person events and online courses can offer options for people with a computer science background. 

5G: Investing in a Smarter Alternative 

The U.S. needs to deepen its commitment to research and development and a diverse supply chain.

Democracy Depends on Digital Security

Here’s where campaigns should focus.