CIO Briefing

Watchdog Calls EPA Tweets 'Covert Propaganda'

The agency used a social media campaign to drum up support for a controversial rule.

CIO Briefing

EPA Wants to Tap the Crowd for Research Help

This builds on OSTP's “Federal Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science Toolkit," released last week.

CIO Briefing

NASA Names New CIO

Renee Wynn began her term as NASA's new CIO after more than two decades working for the Environmental Protection Agency.

News

Volkswagen Admits Its Cheating Software Is in 11 Million Cars Worldwide

“We have totally screwed up.” That was the frank assessment of a Volkswagen executive in the U.S., coming clean about the German carmaker’s burgeoning emissions-cheating scandal.

Cybersecurity

Fake Dot-Gov Webmail Used in Phishing Scam to Hack EPA and Census Staff

Nigerian admits breaching employee email accounts to order agency office products that he then sold on the black market.