Emerging Tech

The Robots of 2018 Are iPads on Wheels

Information robots took over the robot section of CES 2018.

Sponsor Content

Agencies Need a New Cybersecurity Approach Following Breaches

If agencies take a proactive approach to security they can detect threats faster, respond more quickly and better mitigate the effects of attacks.

CIO Briefing

Pentagon Deputy Tapped For Powerful New Management Role

The chief management officer position would focus on business reform but include IT and data management responsibilities.

CIO Briefing

In Case of Shutdown, These Agencies Want Your Government Phone Off

For some feds, the only authorized use of a government-issued device during a shutdown is seeing if they need to go back to work.

CIO Briefing

State CIOs Want Federal Agencies to Get Out of Their Way

NASCIO’s advocacy priorities cite duplicative and conflicting security regulations and audits as a waste of time and money.

IT Modernization

Is 2018 the Year Congress Finally Passes 'Dig Once' Broadband Legislation?

Advocates worry the allure of Trump’s elusive infrastructure package is stalling improved Internet access, particularly in rural America.

Policy

UPDATED: See Who Gets Sent Home in a Shutdown

Some agencies would furlough virtually everyone, while others would remain completely open if there is a lapse in appropriations.

Policy

House Narrowly Passes Stopgap Spending Bill, But Shutdown Threat Remains

Continuing resolution to keep agencies open through Feb. 16 will face a tougher vote in the Senate.

Emerging Tech

To Unleash Blockchain's Potential, Government Must Direct Its Growth

One of the biggest issues federal agencies run into with blockchain projects is making sure sensitive data doesn't fall into the wrong hands.

Policy

Kaspersky Seeks Immediate Halt to Federal Government Ban

The procedural move is unlikely to prevail, a former cybercrime prosecutor says.

Cybersecurity

Lebanese Spy Agency Likely Behind Fake Messaging Apps, Researchers Say

The nation-state-run campaign being called Dark Caracal has been ongoing, undetected for years, despite not being all that sophisticated.

Emerging Tech

Apple CEO Says iPhone Users Will Soon Be Able to Disable Battery Management

The company is continuing its apology tour for intentionally slowing down phones.

Ideas

How APIs Can Reshape the Defense Department Enterprise

By leveraging APIs, Defense stands to realize substantial increases in productivity and reductions in costs.