News and notes from around the federal IT community.
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has made a point of hitching its operations to the boom in open source data. The next step could be philosophical -- a willingness to accept uncertainty.
Efforts to weaken encryption are misguided and will do nothing to protect individuals or national security.
A survey of buyers of government IT found surprising trends in the solutions being sought.
In a partial release of major survey results, the Office of Personnel Management touted improvement, though the data reveal only minor changes in federal employee feelings.
Industry is pushing back against the prospect of spectrum restrictions as the age-old tradeoff – stability or innovation – looms with mobile connectivity.
With short- and medium-term plans for IT modernization in place, the Army remains on the hunt for a long-term vision.
No deal was reached on major cybersecurity issues, but the two nations established a formal structure to keep on talking.
During an impassioned National Telecommunications and Information Administration meeting, lawyers and stakeholders slogged away at a drone-flying guide.
As an alternative or supplement to a computer science degree, coding boot camps can help women get their foot in the door – or kick in the door -- of the tech workforce.
Despite a spate of major breaches, turns out the federal government has relatively good cybersecurity, at least according to a new study from BitSight Technologies.
GSA says it will set the fees agencies pay to use the telecom contracting vehicle “significantly” lower than originally planned.