Emerging Tech

DHS Invests in 2 Companies for Data Privacy Tools

The awards are part of the department’s Data Privacy portfolio that focuses on sensors, autonomous systems and other emerging tech.

Emerging Tech

Lawmakers Want Better Answers from Amazon About Facial Matching Program

As law enforcement agencies experiment with the tech, lawmakers push for details about accuracy and privacy.

CIO Briefing

IG Shines Light On GSA’s Major Management Challenges

Recovering funds, retiring employees and making procurement efficient are just some of the hurdles the agency must clear.

Policy

SEC Smacks Down Floyd Mayweather Jr. and DJ Khaled for Promoting Cryptocurrencies

The commission fined the celebrities for failing to disclose their social media posts were paid for.

CIO Briefing

Vendors Challenged More Federal Contracts in 2018

And they got something out of the protest process less than half the time.

IT Modernization

Pentagon Extends JEDI Deadline Again—With a Catch

The department is requiring bidders to deliver their proposals in person.

IT Modernization

Bidding Begins for Pentagon's Controversial $10 Billion War Cloud

Despite some industry clamor, the Defense Department will stick to a single cloud provider for its JEDI cloud contract.

CIO Briefing

Congress Studies the 3 Rs: Re-org, Re-clearance, Reauthorization

The bill that would name and shame hackers that attack U.S. targets also advanced.

CIO Briefing

VA’s Billion-Dollar Health Records Project Will Be Tracked by New House Subcommittee

Lawmakers worry the department’s lack of leadership and hiccups in Defense’s rollout of its MHS Genesis platform could derail the $16 billion project.

CIO Briefing

Congress Questions Trump's ZTE Deal

Plus the other goodies tucked into the National Defense Authorization Act federal employees need to know.

IT Modernization

GAO Rules Against Pentagon's Experimental $950 Million Cloud Deal

The Government Accountability Office recommended the Defense Department terminate a contract awarded to REAN Cloud in February.

Emerging Tech

Lawmakers Question Defense's Cloud, the President's Phone and BTW, TL;DR

Those unresolved Government Accountability Office recommendations could haunt agencies during budget time.

CIO Briefing

Lawmakers to NIH: Is Tech Stressing Out Our Kids?

Legislators also push back on the White House eliminating its cyber adviser and reverse bans on Chinese phone maker ZTE.

IT Modernization

VA Signs $10 Billion Health Records Contract With Cerner

VA will formally pursue the same health records platform as the Pentagon.

CIO Briefing

Net Neutrality Fight Returns to the Hill

Plus lawmakers want to know what the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau is doing about Equifax and what 's delaying the Veterans Affairs Department's health record purchase.

CIO Briefing

Congress Digs into Digital Music Rights, Precision Farming and Confirms Tech Leaders

Lawmakers also propose expanding Homeland Security's power to ban suspect tech from government networks.