• Analytics
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    IARPA seeks to predict the unpredictable

    IARPA is hosting forecasting tournaments, crowdsourcing intelligence and combining human research with automation in order to accurately forecast – and prevent – catastrophic events before they take place. 10/18/2016

  • Cybersecurity
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    States continue to seek cyber help from DHS

    With the election only weeks away, DHS sees more states ask for help in finding cyber vulnerabilities in their election systems. 10/18/2016

  • Congress
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    Connolly: cybersecurity at stake in election

    One of the champions of IT reform in Congress said that the November election could significantly shuffle membership on committees with responsibility for cybersecurity. 10/18/2016

  • Oversight
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    Air traffic systems need better security monitoring, says watchdog

    A critical inspector general report found that the FAA's air traffic systems aren't properly linked to Department of Transportation's CIO for cyber oversight purposes. 10/18/2016

  • Data
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    Tech and the cancer moonshot

    Vice President Biden said that advances in computing technology and changes in the culture of scientific collaboration will lead researchers to a cure for cancer. 10/17/2016

  • Comment
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    The cloud's role in the new digital economy

    Secure cloud technologies are essential to helping government agencies adapt to a rapidly evolving digital economy 10/17/2016

  • Cybersecurity

    Official: you can still trust the NSA

    NSA official says that despite a major reorganization to merge offensive and defensive cyber capabilities and missions, industry can still trust the guidance it receives from NSA. 10/17/2016

  • Drones
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    Postal Service looks cautiously to drones

    Noting stark differences in customer opinion about emerging drone technology, the U.S. Postal Service contemplates unmanned aerial delivery. 10/17/2016

  • Health IT
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    ONC gets new authority over health IT certification

    The agency that certifies electronic health records systems is getting expanded powers to regulate health IT. 10/17/2016

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    Three tips for working with a toxic colleague

    Steve Kelman recommends an executive coach's advice for "creating productive relationships, even with individuals you find distasteful." 10/17/2016

  • Oversight
    Jason Chaffetz

    Watchdog rips IT management at Secret Service

    A follow-up report on the leak of Rep. Jason Chaffetz's old job application data at the Secret Service finds nagging holes in the agency's management of personal data and IT. 10/14/2016

  • Cybersecurity
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    Is UL's cyber assurance program ready for prime time?

    A DHS software development specialist and other security experts said UL's Cybersecurity Assurance Program needs retooling before it can be an effective stamp of approval. 10/14/2016

  • Open Source
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    White House open-sources chatbot

    With 1.5 million messages coming in since the August launch of its Facebook Messenger bot, the White House has opened the code to developers and non-developers alike. 10/14/2016

  • Critical Read
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    Modernization guidance from ACT-IAC

    Planning for modernizing systems can be tricky because adopting technologies requires more than just tech savvy, according to a new ACT-IAC modernization guide. 10/14/2016

  • Dr. John Zangardi, principal deputy CIO, Department of Defense

    New DOD principal deputy CIO on the job

    John Zangardi, most recently a deputy assistant secretary in the Department of the Navy, has come on board as the new principal deputy CIO at the Defense Department. 10/14/2016