IT Modernization

How to Build a Better Password Than ‘123456’

The U.K.’s National Cyber Security Centre offers simple advice for people and organizations for more secure options.

How GSA Is Helping the Government Embrace Automation

The agency, which plans to have more than two dozen bots deployed by the end of the year, is standing up a community of practice around the technology.

GAO: GSA Must Do More on Cybersecurity, Property Management

A federal watchdog agency’s reminder on outstanding recommendations comes as the Trump administration pushes for the agency to take on new responsibilities.

NSF Kicks Off Final Phase of Workforce Reskilling App Competition

The Career Compass Challenge aims to build an app that matches feds to the tech jobs based on their current skills and interests.

The Pentagon is Investing in Space Robots to Repair Satellites

The robots would service military, government and commercial spacecraft more than 22,000 miles above the Earth.

Moving from Random Acts of Digital to Real Transformation

Too often, government agencies and businesses alike pin their hopes on a single type of transformative technology.

White House Taking its Artificial Intelligence Messaging International

The Trump administration is making its voice heard across global organizations.

HHS Seeks to Spur Breakthroughs in Treating Kidney Disease

The KidneyX Innovation Accelerator incentivizes entrepreneurs and innovators to revolutionize the way kidney disease is treated.

VA Looks to 3D-Printing to Improve Veteran Care

The agency is funding efforts to 3D-print hand braces, foot insoles, prosthetic limbs and artificial organs.

Microsoft Unveils Two Secret Data Centers Built for Classified Government Data

Microsoft is building data centers and expanding security capabilities to compete with Amazon to host sensitive government data.

Worst to First: Government Websites More Secure Than Ever

Website security and privacy improved across all sectors, according to a survey, but none made more improvements than government websites.