OPM Is Just Now Figuring Out How Much Data It Owns

Months after it announced it was hacked, the agency has finally put together an inventory of its own servers.

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OPM Announces Official Launch of Self-Check Site for Hack Victims


Visitors can use the Pentagon-hosted website to check if their personal data was stolen in a massive breach of sensitive background investigation files.

Are These Collaboration Platforms Key to Improving Federal IT?


Federal Chief Information Officer Tony Scott announced the winning teams of the first-ever CIO Council IT Solutions Challenge.


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Why Are There So Many Data Centers in Iowa?

“Networks, land, power, and taxes.”

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DHS Looking for Data Privacy Experts

DHS' Privacy Office is looking for 17 applicants for 3-year terms


How Valuable is Federal Research? It Depends How You Count

It's difficult to pin down the total economic impact of federal R&D.


Pentagon Watchdog: Show Us the Cost Benefit Analysis of Cloud

A forthcoming DOD IG audit may soon shed light on the extent the Pentagon and its components perform cost benefit analysis before acquiring cloud services.


Video: Got an Old Android Device? Here Are 5 Ways to Repurpose it

Reduce, reuse, recycle and embrace the Internet of Things

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AI Program Beats Humans On College Acceptance Test

Japanese researchers have created a computer program capable of limited humanistic understanding.

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The High-Stakes Race to Rid the World of Human Drivers

The competition is fierce, the key players are billionaires, but the path—and even the destination—remains uncertain.

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Here's Air Force’s $49.5M Plan to Outsource Cyberweapon and Counterhack Software

SHELTER, the nickname for the mouthful of a project title, is a 5.5-year deal that would add to the Defense Department’s growing arsenal of cyberweapons.

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Here’s How Your Driverless Car Will Communicate With You, According to Google

Google plans to make its cars more communicative with light-up signs, audio cues, mechanical hands, and, eery “robotic eyes".

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DARPA Kills Program That Would Have Launched Satellites with Fighter Jets

The next-generation rocket fuel involved turned out to be a little too explosive.