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Cybersecurity and the Road Ahead

Federal agencies are focused on locking down access to their systems.

Treasury IG Finds ‘Significant Vulnerabilities’ in IRS’ BYOD Program

The IRS’ bring-your-own-device program could increase the risk of data leakage, according to the Treasury Inspector General.

I Won’t Buy My Teenagers Smartphones

Denying a teen a smartphone in 2019 is a tough decision, and one that requires an organized and impenetrable defense.

9 Tips to Help Secure Every Federal Employee’s Mobile Device

Bad actors increasingly target smartphones and endpoint devices that are generally less protected than government computers.

Apple iPhones Could Have Been Hacked for Years—Here's What to Do About It

As there is no visible sign of infection on the device, it is likely users are completely unaware of the risks they’re facing.

Watchdog: IT Troubles Limited FEMA’s Response to 2017 Hurricanes, Wildfires

The flaws, some of which date back more than a decade, left first responders scrambling to gather, share and access critical information.

DHS: App Vetting Tools Are a Must-Have for Agencies, Despite Their Flaws 

There’s still no ideal way to integrate mobile security tools, but that shouldn’t stop agencies from using them, according to Homeland Security researchers.

The Unsettling Rise of the Urban Narc App

It’s getting easier for city residents to use technology that can report bad drivers who block bike lanes. Welcome to the self-surveillance era of traffic safety.

VA, IBM Unveil AI-Powered Mental Fitness App to Help Vets Transitioning to Civilian Life

Individuals interested in participating in a field test to assess the new platform can apply to do so online.

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This Bluetooth Security Flaw Affects Tons of Devices

There are simple workaround, researchers say.

Phone Companies Make Pact with State Attorneys General to Combat Robocalls

As part of the agreement, 12 phone carriers pledged to implement call-blocking technology and to monitor their networks for illegal robocalls.

Your Brain Doesn't Recharge If You Use Your Phone on Break

Participants who took phone breaks experienced the highest levels of mental depletion.

These 6 Principles Helped Navy Federal Deliver Superior Customer Experience

They drive every decision Navy Federal Credit Union makes regarding their members.

New App from VA Streamlines Veterans’ Resources to Enhance Their Care

The ultimate goal is to eliminate the barriers vets face in retrieving the information they need most.

Do Our Electronic Devices Make It Tough to Grasp Science?

Researchers found the frequent e-device use was negatively correlated with activity in brain areas that are critical for integrating multiple sources of information.