Can I Use My Government Smartphone During a Shutdown?

Just because government goes dark during a shutdown doesn’t mean your government devices have to, too.

Watchdog: GSA Assuming ‘Unnecessary’ Risk in Telecom Transition

The Federal Acquisition Service has doled out $9 million to agencies supporting the EIS rollout without receiving the required interagency agreements.

Shutdown, Surveillance Deadlines Loom Over Congress

A pair of lawmakers also proposed a pay raise for federal employees.

All The Ways Women Are Still Discriminated Against in STEM

Three-quarters of women in computer jobs said they have experienced gender-related discrimination.

Russian DNC Hackers Targeting Senate, Cyber Firm Says

Sen. Ben Sasse wants Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify on the issue.

Defense Department’s $500 Million Cloud To Go Live In February

CSRA moves up the launch date for milCloud 2.0, the on-premise cloud computing solution it’s building for the Defense Department.

A List of 2018’s Most Promising Jobs Reveals the American Dream Is In IT

Many of the titles on the just-released list are remarkably similar to each other.

A New Robot Is Teaching People with Autism to Navigate Office Politics

In the US and the UK, more than 80% of autistic adults are unemployed.

Controversial Anti-Sex Trafficking Bill Could Get Vote This Month

But lawmakers could face an uphill battle reconciling the bill with its tech-friendly House counterpart.

Agencies Spent Billions on IT Without CIOs’ Approval in 2016

A lot of IT purchases slipped by acquisition offices too, the Government Accountability Office found.

Love Him or Hate Him, Darrell Issa Changed Government Technology

The man behind some of the government's most important tech efforts in recent decades announced his retirement.

DHS: We Can Vet Election Cyber Systems in All 50 States

Some states remain wary of asking for federal election security help, but the ice is thawing, a Homeland Security official said.

Social Media Newsfeeds have Hijacked Your Attention—Here’s How to Reclaim It

You are locking yourself into a self-perpetuating feedback loop, cut off from new information.

Industry Talks, Government Listens on Pentagon's E-Commerce Platform

Industry leaders told the General Services Administration the Pentagon’s e-commerce platform should balance efficiency with oversight.

The False Promises of Worker Retraining

Despite assurances from policymakers that retraining is the key to success, such programs have consistently failed to equip workers with the preparation they need to secure jobs.

The FBI Is Disrupting 10X Fewer Cyber Crime Rings Than In 2015

The bureau missed its own goals for disruptions and dismantlements the past two years.