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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European Central Bank Blackmailed After Data Breach

Hackers obtained personal details of individuals who had registered for ECB events.

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Some Things Should Be Banned from the Internet of Things

Connecting refrigerators to the Web -- what could go wrong?

Nextgov acting Social Security Commissioner Carolyn Colvin

After 6 Years and $300M, Social Security IT Project Still Doesn’t Work

Republican lawmakers want to know why the project has gone over-budget and behind schedule.


Cloud Computing Stymies Digital Forensics Investigations

Investigators sift through bits and bytes to solve crimes, but cloud presents challenges

Nextgov House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla.

Committee Skeptical of Extra VA Funding, Citing Ballooning Staff Size

The size of the VA health staff has jumped more than tenfold since the mid-1990s.

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No New VA Patient Scheduling System Until 2016

Acting VA Secretary Sloan Gibson says the timeline is still a “bit up in the air.”


Anti-Surveillance Camouflage for Your Face

A special make-up can keep facial-recognition algorithms from detecting a face.

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.