Ideas

The Shutdown Is Doing Lasting Damage to National Security

With every passing day, America’s defenses are weakening.

Dispelling DevSecOps Myths and Maximizing the Potential

For starters, federal agencies don’t need to rush out and hire “super developers.”

How a New Law Supports Quantum Computing's Great Leap Forward

The technology could be up there with some of the major technological advancements that changed the world, like the microchip or even electricity.

Automation Can Make Agencies' Tough Budget Decisions Easier

A few agencies are using a new technology that will help them meet these budget targets without reducing programs.

Prioritizing for Migration to the Cloud

A thoughtful roadmap help, even when obstacles pop up.

Keep the Faith: America’s GDPR Will Come

What should it look like? How should companies prepare?

To Reduce IT Supply Chain Risk, Watch for Insider Threats and External Attackers

True or not, Bloomberg’s recent "Big Hack" article should have agencies thinking about the security of their IT systems.

Seizing the Opportunity to Close the Cybersecurity Skills Gap

Here's how the public sector could get a leg up on competing for cybersecurity talent.

How to Stop Hackers (Russian or Otherwise) from Hijacking Our Elections

A very promising innovation in the field of cryptography may hold the answer for bolstering election technology.

What GovTech Will Look Like in 2019

This year, some agencies might opt to think inside the box.

The New Rules of Cybersecurity

Now is the time for companies to take a fresh approach to protect their data.

What to Expect from Other Transaction Authorities in 2019

Though the contract model is well-suited to research and development, expect to see it tried for other things too.

Fighting Deepfakes Will Require More Than Technology

When technology is part of the problem, can you count on it to be part of the solution?

The Divide Between Silicon Valley and Washington Is a National-Security Threat

Closing the gap between technology leaders and policy makers will require a radically different approach from the defense establishment.