Tech

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.”

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Timeline: How the Postal Service Data Breach Went Down

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

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What a Privacy Activist Turned Top White House Adviser Thinks About Cybersecurity

One-time civil liberties activist now forges compromises between government and industry on network security and surveillance activities.

Nextgov Journalist Glenn Greenwald steps out of Terminal 4 after arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport Friday, April 11, 2014, in New York.

CIA’s Official Book Reviewer Unimpressed with Tomes on Snowden

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

Nextgov Todd Park, former chief technology officer of the US, prepares to testify on Capitol Hill

Government Tech Recruiting Still Overshadowed by HealthCare.gov Blunder

Democrats are concerned Todd Park’s recent grilling could hurt his efforts to recruit top tech talent.

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Lawmaker Says NSA Should End Phone Spying On Its Own

Senate Republicans blocked a bill to restrict domestic surveillance. But Rep. Adam Schiff says the administration should act anyway.

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Yes, Your Pacemaker Can Get Hacked

Lapses in cybersecurity leave hospital records and patients' medical devices open to exploitation.

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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.

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

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

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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.

HealthCare.gov 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.

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