CIO Briefing

Silicon Valley Is Flipping Elections in its Spare Time

It’s not anything your average venture-backed startup wouldn’t do, but it’s virtually unheard of for local politicians.

Cybersecurity

Will Ukraine Be Hit by Yet Another Holiday Power-Grid Hack?

The country has been attacked the past two years in December. A new strike could have major implications for cybersecurity in the U.S.

Ideas

A Unified Reporting Portal Would Help Government and Grant Recipients

A portal could make grantees’ lives easier, but also offer the federal government a better way to evaluate risks.

Emerging Tech

This Company Is Trying to Turn Federal Agencies into Startups

Palo Alto-based BMNT Partners teaches agencies how to design the solutions to their challenges.

CIO Briefing

Yes, The Security Clearance Backlog is Getting Worse

The Government Accountability Office also found there's not a plan to reverse it.

Ideas

Why Managing APIs is Critical for Federal Agencies

Federal IT managers are basically software-as-a-service providers and should be prepared to act that way.

IT Modernization

White House Releases Final Tech Modernization Plan

The far-reaching plan pushes agencies to adopt cloud and shared services.

Emerging Tech

How to Give the Gift of Bitcoin This Holiday Season

All of your friends and family are secretly hoping to unwrap the gift of a speculative, volatile investment.

IT Modernization

Why Veterans Affairs Isn’t Waiting for a ‘Perfect’ Health Records Solution

The department’s aiming for as seamless a solution for medical records as technologically possible, VA Secretary David Shulkin said.

IT Modernization

Pentagon's Next Cloud Contract Could Be Worth Billions

The Defense Department intends to award a cloud computing contract next year that could disrupt the entire federal market.

IT Modernization

Here’s Who Might Dominate Alliant 2 Business

The contract may feature 61 businesses but a research firm says far fewer companies will snag most of the business.

Cybersecurity

Only One-Third of Agencies Are Using Anti-Spoofing Email Tool

And the Homeland Security Department's January deadline for implementation is approaching.

Policy

House Panel Passes Revamped Anti-Sex Trafficking Bill

Lawmakers revised the controversial bill to criminalize online prostitution and added some other protections for tech companies.

Policy

Trump Signed NDAA. Here’s What It Means.

The Modernizing Government Technology Act—and several other tech amendments—could have an immediate impact on the government’s tech landscape.

Emerging Tech

Hurricane Maria Has Made Puerto Rico a Testbed for New Technology

Government, tech companies, and nonprofits have all worked to bring the US territory back online.