Ideas

Federal Agencies Stand to Gain From a Vocational Approach to Cybersecurity Education

We need to steer students away from assuming they need a four-year degree and toward the option of cybersecurity taught as a vocation.

Government May Tap Older Tech to Secure Modern Infrastructure

There might be something to keeping physical switches in power grids.

What Connected Patients Risk

Internet-enabled medical devices are designed to improve patient safety but pose a significant risk if left unsecured.

How Behavioral Science Could Improve Federal Programs

The private sector has been using psychological insight for years to promote certain outcomes.

What Is a ‘Smart City’ Supposed To Look Like?

The vision of the technology-powered metropolis of the future is being sold with images that bear little resemblance to the real world.

Collaboration the Key to Resolving Spectrum Skirmishes

Spectrum is limited but it doesn't have to be a zero-sum game.

What Would 5G Technology Mean For Government?

The next big leap forward for cellular phone service is approaching.

The Problem With Diversity in Computing

Tech’s discriminatory culture might never change, no matter how many women and people of color are invited into the room.

Mass Surveillance Is Coming to a City Near You

A tech entrepreneur wants to track the residents of a high-crime American community.

The Risk Management Framework Is Dead. Long Live the RMF.

A framework is just that: a frame of reference from which to adapt according to your needs and situation.

Building a Better Infrastructure Through Agile Integration

Approaches taken over the past decade no longer fit the needs of agile development and hybrid cloud.