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Does It Matter That Michael Daniel May Indeed be a ‘total n00b’?

Some GBC findings suggest that Daniel’s non-technical credentials could actually be an asset in dealing with the current cyber threat landscape. // Signing ceremony for the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence / flickr user Maryland GovPics

Can Your Infrastructure Handle Cyber Analytics?

To stop the tens of thousands of cyber attacks against them each year, federal agencies are turning to continuous monitoring, which uses big data analytics to detect potential threats.

A member of Operation Trident Warrior shows sailors how to use a Malicious Activity Security Tool.

Ready for Cyber Analytics?

DoD is ahead of the curve in continuous diagnostics & mitigation (CDM), but is its data infrastructure ready for the Three V's?

Military vehicles and accessory equipment sit in a retrograde yard at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan before being shipped out of the country

Getting Out of Afghanistan Isn't Getting Any Easier

Just months before its December drawdown deadline, the military’s retrograde operations still face considerable hurdles

What Could the Workplace Design Revolution Mean for Government?

Ever since the fluorescent cubicle seclusion model co-opted the souls of designers in the 1960s, the convention has had few challengers-- until now.

A Telework Option May Help Agencies Compete For Talent

Although management and security challenges remain, mobility could be key for attracting innovative employees.

Why U.S. Drone Policy Foreshadows the Defense Reform Challenge Ahead

Adapting to a more commercialized defense acquisition process will pit DoD's efforts to maintain control over intellectual property against the pressures of the global marketplace.

iCloud Celeb Photo Leak Highlights Human Factor of Cyber Threat

While improving cloud security continues to be an important theme as the world prepares for the Internet of Things, human factors --not a direct breach of Apple’s systems-- were the likely cause of the leak.

Undersecretary of Defense Frank Kendall speaks with service members at the 2014 Farnborough International Airshow

Going Beyond the Buzzwords Just Might Be Acquisition Reform's Best Hope

The Pentagon’s updated acquisition reform initiative emphasizes technological innovation, but its efforts to improve communication among stakeholders are at least as important.

I-35W bridge collapse in Minneapolis

America’s Bridges Are at Risk and Here’s Why

Technological and process failures have resulted in preventable tragedy and pose a threat to bridge safety nationwide.

A New Network Acquisition Model for the Federal Government

More than two thirds of federal IT spending goes to legacy system maintenance. How can agencies reduce this cost while meeting demands for more agile operations? The answer may lie in reassessing their network acquisition model.