The U.S. Air Force Is Giving Its Anti-Drone Efforts a Silicon Valley Twist

A new kind of investor-innovation partnership may help speed emerging technology to the front lines.

Read more February 15, 2018 Leave a comment Shuji Kajiyama

GAO Sustains Protest of $771 Million Defense Intelligence Agency Contract


The defense agency didn’t sufficiently explain why it picked a cheaper but riskier bid.

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Report: 80% of Experts Say 'Catastrophic' Data Breach Is Inevitable by 2021


And per usual, legacy IT and lack of employee expertise are challenges.

Read more February 21, 2018 Leave a comment

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5G Could Be Coming To A City Near You

2018 could be the year of lightning-fast internet—depending on where you live.


The FBI Wants Commercial Cloud

The FBI is asking industry for ideas regarding the adoption of cloud computing.


Federal Health Insurer Denies Auditors Access To Its IT Systems

Health Net of California—a provider under the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program—is refusing to comply with a contractually obligated inspector general audit.


DISA Returns to Knight Point for $902M Comms Contract

The contract includes procurement and management of communications infrastructure technologies but does not extend to legacy systems.


Bigger, Faster, Stronger: China’s Ever-Evolving Military Tech

China’s military upgrade goes beyond space-based navigation.


Just Over Half of Agencies Met a Web Encryption Security Deadline

Fifty-four percent of federal websites met the deadline for HTTPS encryption and other security upgrades.

Nextgov U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer Julio Corro, right, helps a passenger navigate one of the new facial recognition kiosks at a United Airlines gate before boarding a flight to Tokyo, Wednesday, July 12, 2017.

U.S. Customs Wants to Use Your Face As a Boarding Pass

By 2022, the agency plans to use biometrics to identify 97 percent of travelers flying out of the country.


Now That Most Artifacts Are Digital, Software Experts Need to Play Archeologist

"Software powers business, it powers government, it powers culture."