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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

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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

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

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SpaceX’s Launch This Weekend Is a Monument to Space Capitalism—Just Ask NASA

This marks the beginning of a new phase of American operations in space.

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Lawmakers Want Social Media Vetted for All Visa Applicants and Ask More Mar-a-Lago Questions

This week, legislators addressed issues related to visas, Mar-a-Lago, cellphone privacy and more.

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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.

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

It’s a striking position from the world’s richest man and a self-described techno-optimist who co-founded Microsoft.

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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.

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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.

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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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