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NIST looks to transform federal authentication

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is planning "transformational" changes to its technical guidelines for digital authentication.

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What DIUx might mean for intel

The intelligence community wants to build on the Pentagon's effort to get private-sector innovators involved earlier in the acquisition cycle.

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State's school for cyber

Training 130 State Department foreign service officers on cyber is expensive but critical.

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Watchdog: Treasury hitting the mark as cyber steward

In its mission to help protect the nation's critical financial infrastructure, the Treasury Department is covering the bases, according to a new audit report.

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A brief history of FedRAMP

Revisiting key milestones for the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program.

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Why law enforcement agencies need to share data

Getting tools and organizations alike to share standardized data is crucial as ever-more data overwhelms law enforcement.

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White House to probe role of AI in government

The White House has announced a series of public workshops on artificial intelligence and machine learning and will explore how AI can improve the delivery of government services.

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A web of FedRAMP collaboration

Agencies are leveraging each other's cloud service authorization efforts -- some more than others. Here's what FedRAMP sharing looks like.

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Delivering citizen services with one weird trick

Federal website designers might be surprised by what users want once they use analytics to actually measure users' desires.

White House techies explore the intersection of big data and ethics

A new report examines how big-data applications can uncover discrimination but also encode hidden biases.

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USAID's beta site is meant to look nongovernmental

In a bid to democratize development worldwide, USAID is partnering with other organizations to create a website that doesn't even end in .gov.

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Why bimodal IT is terrible

In an agile world, a two-siloed system is simply wasteful, Forrester analysts argue in a new report.

FCW in Print

In the latest issue: grid security, agile development, BYOD and more!

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