• Telecommunications
    communications tower (noolwlee/Shutterstock.com)

    Golden State senators want answers on data throttling

    California firefighters battling wildfires have complained to Verizon about wireless data throttling, and the state's senators are pushing the carrier and the FCC for an explanation. 09/07/2018

  • Defense
    The Pentagon (Photo by Ivan Cholakov / Shutterstock)

    CAC is staying around for a while

    Defense Department CIO Dana Deasy said DOD is keeping the common access card, but is open to modernizing ID management. 09/06/2018

  • Cybersecurity
    North Korean hacker

    U.S. charges North Korean programmer for WannaCry, Sony hack

    The U.S. government levied criminal and economic sanctions against a North Korean programmer and a company accused of carrying out the 2014 Sony hack, the 2017 WannaCry attacks and other cybercrimes. 09/06/2018

  • Management
    digital transformation (chombosan/Shutterstock.com)

    GAO: Data-driven management is stuck in neutral

    The Government Accountability Office says agencies haven't really improved on data-driven decision-making since 2013. 09/06/2018

  • Infrastructure
    By Iren Moroz shutterstock ID 566799760

    Study: Grid security needs to be a team sport

    Electrical grid infrastructure providers and federal agencies need to do even more collaboration on operational preparation, response and recovery planning, according to a new study. 09/06/2018

  • Veterans Affairs
    VA headquarters in Wash., DC

    VA looks to stabilize tech team

    Senators stressed the importance of the coming electronic health record modernization project at the confirmation hearing for James Gfrerer, the nominee to lead the Office of Information and Technology at the Department of Veterans Affairs. 09/06/2018

  • Social Media
    shutterstock photo ID: 172513469 By Ivelin Radkov

    Warner hints at new regs for social media

    Twitter's Jack Dorsey and Facebook's Sheryl Sandburg faced tough questions from lawmakers and a lot of theater during a day on Capitol Hill, but it's unclear whether oversight will yield new laws or regs. 09/05/2018

  • Congress

    House passes CDM bill

    The bill now moves to the Senate, where previous DHS cyber reform efforts have stalled over jurisdictional issues. 09/05/2018

  • Intelligence
    DNI Coats testifies in the Senate March 6 2018

    Online influence isn't just about elections, intel chief says

    Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats highlighted foreign information operations as a key priority. 09/05/2018

  • Homeland Security
    DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, shown here at her Nov. 8, 2017, confirmation hearing. DHS Photo by Jetta Disco

    Nielsen pushes CISA, drone authorities

    The Homeland Security chief called on Congress to operationalize its cyber arm and give the agency the authority to defend critical infrastructure against drones. 09/05/2018

  • Comment
    cloud with gears (Your Design/Shutterstock.com)

    IT diversity will serve OMB's Cloud Smart strategy

    After seven years of federal cloud mandates, we've learned that one size does not fit all. 09/05/2018

  • Congress
    By Orhan Cam Royalty-free stock photo ID: 546416560 United States Capitol Building in Washington DC USA

    Senators look to wean agencies off year-end spending sprees

    Senate oversight chiefs tell agencies to cool their year-end "use it or lose it" spending. 09/04/2018

  • Digital Gov
    Waterton Lakes National Park in Canada seen from the Bears Hump Shutterstock ID 110566466 By Jason Patrick Ross

    CBP greets international boaters with app

    Customs and Border Protection's online portal for international maritime arrivals is moving to a mobile app. 09/04/2018

  • Defense
    soldier in cloud data center

    DOD extends JEDI deadline

    The Pentagon has relented somewhat on its full-steam ahead approach to the big-ticket cloud computing infrastructure contract, giving interested parties three more weeks to put together their bids. 09/04/2018

  • Social Media

    How to spot a bot

    A new report provides a deep dive into the sophisticated behavior and strategies that guide Russian botnet-directed disinformation and influence campaigns. 09/04/2018

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