• Digital Gov
    Data analytics

    Implementing evidence-based policymaking

    Agencies and the White House are getting into the weeds of how to put the OPEN Government Data Act into effect. 11/05/2019

  • Election Security
    Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) inspects a voting machine at Voting Village in 2019. (Photo credit: Derek B. Johnson/FCW)

    Voting machines still easy prey for determined hackers

    A security exercise to demonstrate voting machine vulnerabilities has captured the attention of some in Congress, but one Democratic chairman said "it's all for naught" if Republicans aren't on board. 10/29/2019

  • Oversight
    Shutterstock photo ID: photo ID: 245503636 By Mark Van Scyoc Sign outside the Internal Revenue Service building in downtown Washington, DC on December 26, 2014.

    Security, modernization and people are key IRS challenges

    The IRS should focus the next year on modernizing IT, improving security controls for its primary e-filing tool, eliminating critical vulnerabilities in servers used for personal devices and addressing its "serious" human capital crisis, according to Treasury auditors. 10/21/2019

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