The State Department’s New Cyber Reports Miss the Point Entirely

Amid a crisis in U.S. cyber policy, a pair of reports on deterrence and international engagement offer recycled ideas.

How Using Open Wi-Fi Could Get Safer

A standard called Enhanced Open aims to make using free networks more secure than it is now.

Embrace IT Modernization Without Creating Cybersecurity Risks

IT modernization alone won't fix your cybersecurity issues, but implemented correctly can make a huge difference.

5 Recommendations for Meeting NARA’s Vision of a Digital Future

Meeting the 2022 mandate will having agencies thinking retention policies, storage space and IT investments.

Rapid Prototyping to Improve Government Systems

Two former U.S. Digital Service staffers on their approach to iterative design and software development.

DARPA Wants You to Brainstorm New Warfighting Ideas

The agency wants to find the next great warfighting idea, no matter how crazy or nontraditional it might seem.

How to Drive Federal IT Performance Using Customer Experience

Federal employees have a customer story too, and federal CIOs and IT need to listen to them.

How to Connect Cyber Investment to Outcomes

When security pros talk to executives, they need to be ready to show how their investments benefit the business.

Security Managers and Modernization Don’t Mix…or Do They? 

The reality is that secure DevOps is still more of a meta-conversation than it is an actual implementation effort.

How to Boost Border Security While Protecting Privacy

Artificial intelligence will be a powerful tool for border control agencies, but security must be built in at every level to protect privacy.

NASA Soups Up Mars 2020 Robot with Hi-Def Ears and Its Own Drone

The drone's helicopter rotors must spin 10 times faster than on Earth.

Here's How a National Cybersecurity Agency Could Work

A central authority could reduce the complexity that exists today.

How to Transform Your Agency’s IT Now So the Future is Affordable

Here are ways to avoid long-tail operations fees for your updated set up.

Moving Your Agency From ‘Lights On’ to IT Transformation

Keeping most IT dollars tied up in O&M leads to inefficiency in the long run.