• Communications Networking
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    Navy makes old signals new again

    A new project will bring a 200-year-old seaborne communications technology into the current digital ocean. 07/25/2017

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    Treasury CIO replaced

    Sonny Bhagowalia is moving to a new position at Treasury in the Bureau of the Fiscal Service. 07/24/2017

  • Comment
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    How cloud can take open data to new heights

    By removing the storage and transmission barriers, agencies are seeing the use of their datasets explode. 07/24/2017

  • National Labs
    Neutrinos for Data Communication, 2016. Ellen Sandor and (art)n, Chris Kemp, Diana Torres, and Janine Fron (Fermilab)

    DOE breaks ground for neutrino experiment

    The Energy Department is collaborating with international experts to build an underground facility to study the elusive neutrino. 07/24/2017

  • Open Government
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    The future of FOIA

    Technology alone has not made FOIA operations more efficient and transparent, so a committee led by the National Archives is working with agencies to improve the process. 07/24/2017

  • Comment
    Don

    Rules for IT radicals

    A pragmatic guide to realistically disrupting the federal IT space. 07/21/2017

  • Analytics
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    To fight fraud, follow the data

    Federal program managers are being urged to use data analytics and information sharing to sniff out fraud, abuse and improper payments. 07/21/2017

  • Mobile
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    CBP hopes job app will smooth hiring

    Customs and Border Protection is banking that a re-engineered hiring processes and a new mobile app will help the agency recruit new agents and support personnel. 07/21/2017

  • Cybersecurity
    Shutterstock image: illuminated connections between devices.

    DOE-developed network monitoring tech licensed for commercial use

    The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's software solution that listens for suspicious network packets will be sold by Atlanta-based zSofTech Solutions. 07/21/2017

  • Cybersecurity
    Shutterstock image: mobile device security, continuous monitoring concept.

    DHS makes mobile security a priority

    Mobile security continues to be top priority for the Department of Homeland Security, which has multiple efforts underway to address threats to federal devices. 07/21/2017

  • Management
    Shutterstock images (honglouwawa & 0beron): Bitcoin image overlay replaced with a dollar sign on a hardware circuit.

    White House pushes TBM for IT savings and smarter spending

    At a half-day summit on Technology Business Management, government and industry executives stressed the benefits of better IT investment data. 07/20/2017

  • Workforce
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    Bill to expedite security clearances clears committee

    The SECRET Act, which would require more reporting transparency from the National Background Investigations Bureau, is ready for the House floor. 07/20/2017

  • Congress
    Rep. Gerald Connolly

    FITARA Enhancement Act moves forward

    The stand-alone bill is a backup plan in case key extensions are not included in the final version of the National Defense Authorization Act. 07/20/2017

  • Mobile
    FirstNet logo.

    More opt-ins, more questions for FirstNet

    Five states have said they will use the nationwide broadband network for first responders, but costs still concern states weighing whether to join. 07/20/2017

  • Workforce
    United States Postal Service logo.

    USPS knocked for widespread Hatch Act violation

    Watchdogs found that violations of federal law during the 2016 presidential campaign were the result of institutional practices that must be corrected. 07/20/2017