Remember the Time the CIA Bugged a Cat to Spy on the Soviets?

Americans have, for centuries, found creative ways to spy on friends, enemies, and everyone in between.

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Data-Driven Government? Not Yet. Feds Still Manage by Hunch


In a true data-driven culture, leaders need to be willing to rethink their plans and perhaps even change course based on what the data says, according to EPA CTO Greg Godbout.

Hillary Clinton's Email Address at State Was in High Demand

A new batch of State Department emails shows that some powerful Washingtonians quickly got Clinton's private email address—and others were eager to get it.


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Why Chief Data Officers Should Really be Chief Digital Officers

Having a chief data officer is akin to the Army having a chief bullet officer or hospitals having a chief bandage officer.


State Department Posts Back Online after Tech Glitch Snarls Visa Issuing

A hardware bug corrupted the agency’s database used for processing biometric information.

Nextgov OPM Director Katherine Archuleta, left, and others, are sworn in on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 24, 2015, prior to testifying before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on recent cyber attacks. From left are, Archul

Why the Lawsuit Against OPM over the Massive Data Breach Faces an Uphill Battle

Demonstrating damages have been suffered will be the challenge, legal experts say.


Nextgov Prime 2015 to Shine Spotlight on Cybersecurity and Data

The event will give federal IT influencers insight into the top challenges of managing, leveraging and securing data and tackling emerging cyberthreats in 2015 and beyond.


You Could Buy Your Own Personal Jetpack by 2017

Martin Aircraft's P12 jetpack has a maximum speed of 46 miles per hour and can rise up to 3,000 feet.


This NASA Software Aims to Make the Skies a Little Bit More Organized

The tool is expected to help air traffic controllers better manage the spacing between each aircraft as they make their final descent.


OPM May Announce Size of Second Data Breach Next Week

The embattled federal agency is planning to reveal details about a breach of security-clearance information as soon as early next week, according to Hill sources.