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Caitlin Fairchild

Web Producer

Caitlin Fairchild
Caitlin Fairchild joined Government Executive in summer 2011 as an editorial fellow, after graduating from the College of William & Mary, where she spent four years writing for the student newspaper, The Flat Hat. In March 2012, she was hired full time as a web producer. She has completed internships at Washingtonian Magazine and at the public affairs office of Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas.
Cybersecurity

Can Quantum Physics Help Keep Your Credit Card Safe?

NIST has developed a new security method using lasers and crystals.

Emerging Tech

Google Is Banning Cryptomining Extensions from Chrome Store

You'll have to figure out a different way to mine for Bitcoin and Ethereum.

Emerging Tech

FDA Wants Tech Companies To Help Shut Down Opioid Sales

The agency believes that tech companies aren't doing enough to combat online drug sales.

Emerging Tech

Check Out The Crazy New Tech NASA Is Investing In

Robots that fly, swarm and support life could help us explore the cosmos.

Data

VISA Applications May Require Five Years of Social Media Information

In the near future, Visa applications filed through the State Department may require a lot of personal info.

Data

Facebook Expands Bug Bounty Program for Data Mining Apps

This announcement comes in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

Emerging Tech

Google Chrome Will Soon Stop Videos from Autoplaying

Making your web-browsing experience a little less annoying, one step at a time.