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  • Surveillance
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    NSA document details foreign intel databases

    The intelligence agency delves into some details about how it collects, stores and accesses data but leaves many key questions unanswered. 04/23/2014

  • Rafael Borras

    Borras lands at consulting firm

    The former DHS undersecretary for management is now a senior adviser at A.T. Kearney. 04/23/2014

  • IRS
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    Two IRS IT projects on hold

    A GAO report on the tax agency's budget says a pair of tech programs have fallen victim to spending cuts. 04/23/2014

  • Databases
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    DOJ immigration databases in the dark

    The Executive Office for Immigration Review suffered "a hardware failure," but removal proceedings are continuing backed by paper files. 04/23/2014

  • Social Media Tree

    Why government social media is different

    Federal social media accounts can't target influential users to make messages go viral because of Privacy Act restrictions, can't buy followers, and typically don't throw money at promoting posts through advertising. 04/23/2014

  • graduation cap with money and notebooks

    Newly minted data analysts in high demand

    N.C. State's Institute for Advanced Analytics said 55 employers offered more than $22 million in salaries and signing bonuses to 75 job seekers from the class of 2014. 04/23/2014

  • Mobile

    NIST shares tool for vetting mobile apps

    Open source project lets developers plug in their own tools for risk assessment. 04/23/2014

  • Law Enforcement
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    ATF plans new case management system

    Next generation case management systems have bedeviled federal law enforcement agencies, with both ICE and the FBI running into trouble. 04/22/2014

  • Cybersecurity
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    Increased trust boosts Pentagon-industry info sharing

    In the seven years since the creation of the Defense Industrial Base Cybersecurity Information Assurance program, contractors have become less skittish about what sharing can do to their bottom lines, a Pentagon official says. 04/22/2014

  • Big data
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    Does the big data era demand new rules of the road?

    The gray area for those developing guidelines lies in the purpose behind a data collection, and the issue of subsequent, unforeseen use. 04/22/2014