Head of CDC's Scandal-Plagued Lab Resigns

The lab exposed workers to live anthrax and deadly strains of bird fly by improperly transporting them.

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IBM’s Watson Helps Veterans Transition to Civilian Life


Service members get assistance from an unexpected ally.

IRS Chief Clashes With Republicans on Email Delivery, Role of IG

Lawmakers dispute agency’s cooperation in probe of alleged political targeting.


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Nextgov  A ground level view of Utah's NSA Data Center in Bluffdale, Utah.

Why the NSA Keeps Tracking People Even After They're Dead

A newly disclosed government rule book reveals just how easy it is to get placed on a terrorist watch list—and how difficult it can be to get taken off.

Nextgov Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., is one of the sponsors of the bill.

'Let Me Google That for You'—Now a Congressional Bill

A new bill -- and the Internet -- could kill a small agency.


Jay-Z and Elton John Concertgoers Ripped Off by StubHub Hackers

Crooks used logins stolen from earlier breaches at other companies.

Nextgov John Koskinen, IRS Commisioner

How to Avoid the IRS' Technology Fumbles

Groups says it all boils down to an IT management issue.


The FCC Is Getting Serious About Enforcing Its Last Remaining Net-Neutrality Rule

The agency threatens to crack down on Internet providers that lie about speed.

Nextgov Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Microsoft Might Finally Be Committing to Open Source

Late last year Microsoft finally made itself an account on Github, now the de-facto platform that software writers use for sharing and working on open-source code.


Unclassified JFK Assassination Database Still Stored In Top Secret Vault -- for Convenience

Until June, a stand-alone PC held the master index of records inside a locked room.


This Emerging Malware Sends Secret Messages and Is Practically Impossible to Detect

As if computer malware that steals your data weren’t enough, now there’s a new kind to worry about.

Nextgov Robert McDonald testified Tuesday.

VA Secretary Nominee Views IT as Key to VA Reform

Robert McDonald says he's already met with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to discuss electronic health records.