NASA's Next Frontier Is Washington

The space agency is in limbo as it waits for direction from Trump and a Republican-controlled Congress.

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NIST Wants To Know How Utility Companies Can Deter Hackers


The federal government wants input on the best ways to protect companies from losing control of physical assets.

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An Interior Data Center's Security May Have Exposed Data for Years


An OIG report suggests the Bureau of Indian Affairs' cyber program wasn't enough to protect 24 systems internally.

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DHS Showcases Bluetooth Tech at RSA

DHS’ cyber research division looks for technology the private sector will use but might not develop on its own.


The Robot That Takes Your Job Should Pay Taxes, Says Bill Gates

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How to Teach a Car a Traffic Sign

Before self-driving vehicles can truly operate autonomously, they’ll need to master Street Sign 101. They might be almost there.


New York DA to Trump: Have Our Backs Against Cop-proof Encryption

New York District Attorney Cyrus Vance advocated a congressional ban on cop-proof encryption, but legislation never got off the ground.


I’ll Never Bring My Phone on an International Flight Again—Neither Should You

All the security in the world can’t save you if someone has physical possession of your phone or laptop.

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Hatch's Innovation Plan: Reform H-1B Program, Protect Federal IT

The Utah senator plans to advocate for bringing in high-skilled immigrants who want to stay in the United States.


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