It doesn't matter who the next president is, those pushing transparency and IT innovation in government will still be frustrated, says one of the Data Act's champions.
Internet of Things
The threat of Internet-enabled car hacking looms large in the American psyche. But should agencies rush to put out rules, or can industry find its own way to secure vehicles?
Business decision logic is a type of data, and it's time agencies started treating it that way.
An RFI outlines the parameters for moving the Pentagon's unclassified email system to the cloud.
Army IT personnel are using code to integrate C2 nodes into a common architecture that is the backbone of the sensor computing part of the COE.
It can be tough for contractors to recover from a shutdown, which has broad implications for the effectiveness of agencies' IT operations.
A posting on USAJobs for the Senior Executive Service position lists a salary range of $121,956 to $183,300.
A "magical rainbow unicorn key" for encrypted devices may be what law enforcement wants, but such access could mean bad actors would also have access to data, privacy activists argue.
NIST is looking for feedback on its evolving framework for systems that connect the real world and the computer world.
News in Brief
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
Steve Kelman reports on a brilliant, practical academic study that shows a straightforward way leaders can boost organizational performance.
DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson says new contracts will spread CDM coverage to 97 percent of civilian federal workers, as promised in July.
The Pope's Visit
DHS set up Multi-Agency Communications Centers to coordinate the security work of dozens of agencies.
A key staffer in the Office of Science and Technology Policy, Jake Brewer was 34.
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee digging into a small business tool that may have played a role in uncovering the OPM breach.