As the recent attack on a key internet support company shut down other major online companies, telecom providers were ready to help but faced a legal obstacle.
Government and industry have an opportunity to democratize high-performance computing by making it more accessible to nontechnical users.
Despite earlier hacks and official concerns that Russia or others would seek to sabotage the U.S. elections, there was little sign of malicious cyber activity through most of Election Day. But that doesn't mean all is well.
The U.S. Postal Service does not know how many internet-facing hosts it has, lacks adequate firewall protections and is therefore vulnerable to unwanted network intrusions.
IARPA and Sandia National Labs have joined forces to reverse-engineer the algorithms of the human mind.
As Americans go to the polls to vote in a hotly contested election, federal officials will be behind the scenes watching for malicious cyber activity, even though there won't be much they can do in response.
Facing a short post-election congressional calendar, backers of an IT modernization bill are pushing for swift action.
An industry leader argues that it's good to keep the "dinosaurs" on their toes.
DJ Patil, the Obama administration's top data scientist, believes open data has the power to help reveal and remediate social problems, but the data doesn't mean much without a mission behind it.
The 133 Cyber Mission Force teams called for in DOD's Cyber Strategy have reached initial operating capability, but the U.S. military is still a long way from being able to dominate the cyber domain.
No matter who wins the election, there are key opportunities to expand on current efforts to secure and defend federal networks and critical infrastructure.
A raft of public/private initiatives to combat online tax fraud are beginning to show results, according to the IRS.