The Government Just Found the Funds to Give Firefighters High-Speed Internet Everywhere

The nationwide data network recommended by the 9/11 Commission will help responders talk to each other.

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The CIA Reviewed Books About Snowden and Is Not Impressed

The spy agency describes Glenn Greenwald’s recent book as full of “bitter ad hominem rationale.”

Timeline: How the Postal Service Data Breach Went Down


The timeline provides a fascinating look at how the federal government responds to cyber intrusions.

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Big Data Pitfall -- Too Much Organizing, Not Enough Analyzing

Through data virtualization, federal agencies can handle – and benefit from – all their data in a way that is efficient and secure


Developers, Want to Earn More Money? Learn Ruby on Rails

Though a language currently in high demand like Ruby might get you the best salary, it might not be the best way to make a career.

Nextgov Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas

Ted Cruz’s Plan for Internet Freedom? A Permanent Internet Tax Ban

The legislation would hurt his home state’s bottom line.

Nextgov Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky.

Parsing Rand Paul’s ‘No’ Vote on NSA Reform

The libertarian says his opposition to a Senate bill protected Americans’ privacy. Privacy advocates disagree.

Nextgov Todd Park, former chief technology officer of the US, prepares to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington. Security Back in the Spotlight

House Republicans say they remain concerned about the cybersecurity controls underpinning the online federal health exchange.

Nextgov U.S. Postal Service letter carrier, Jamesa Euler, delivers mail, in Atlanta.

Hackers Possibly Copied Postal Employee Pay Records

About 100 servers and computer workstations were breached in the September intrusion.


Senate Vote to Rein in NSA Spying Falls Short

The defeat marks an abrupt setback for the post-Snowden movement to curb U.S. spying practices.


Report: Government Has Only 5 Years To Secure Internet of Things

Water, power, health care and transportation systems have grown more dependent on IoT devices in recent years.

NSA Reform Stalls, Rand Paul Votes No

The defeat marks an abrupt setback for the post-Snowden movement to rein in U.S. spying practices.

Nextgov Member of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Rep. Jackie Walorski, R-Ind.

Will Veterans' Data Ever Truly Be Secure?

"Every day, industry is finding new ways that things can be exploited," VA CIO told Congress.