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Gartner explains the hype

Blockchain, AI and IoT all have the potential to transform government IT, the research firm's latest analysis predicts.

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Trump elevates CyberCom to combatant command status

The White House announced a long-planned move to elevate Cyber Command to the status of a full combatant command.

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Accelerating IT modernization

It's not the money, it's the outcome that matters most when it comes to MGT.

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Dems want more data on FCC DDoS attacks

As the net neutrality debate heats up, a two lawmakers want more details on a reported attempt to disrupt the FCC's commenting system back in May.

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How data mining can help chase sex traffickers

To aid law enforcement, researchers developed automated data mining techniques that can identify human traffickers by linking bitcoin, online advertisements and writing style.

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DHS cyber shop seeks CTO

A key cyber hub at the National Protection and Programs Directorate is looking for a top tech officer.

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Election officials: 'We are going to need more assistance'

At the Election Assistance Committee's latest meeting, officials warn of "enlightening and frightening" planning exercises and a need for additional funding.

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NIST retools security and privacy controls for IoT era

NIST expands its security and privacy governance strategies to address the new ecosystem of connected devices.

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Verizon plans FirstNet rival

Verizon says it will carve a dedicated network out of its extensive national 4G LTE network for first responders, in competition with FirstNet.

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Can AI tools replace feds?

The Heritage Foundation is recommending that hundreds of thousands of federal jobs be replaced by automation as part of a larger government reorganization strategy.

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The future of prediction in an unpredictable world

Agility and prediction are not mutually exclusive in government decision-making, according to a new study.

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Senators look to pass MGT via defense bill

The Modernizing Government Technology Act could become law via a defense bill, like its predecessors FITARA and Clinger-Cohen.