OPM to Charge Agencies for Services Offered to Hack Victims

Agencies will have to scramble to find fiscal 2015 funding.

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4 Charts That Explain the State of Agency Cybersecurity after the OPM Hack


Most agencies made great strides during the White House-mandated 30-day cybersecurity sprint. But some actually backslid on their use of stronger authentication measures.

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Can FITARA Prevent Future Cyberattacks?


A group of federal experts weighed in during a recent panel in Washington.

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White House Announces Expansion of Lab-to-Market 'Innovation Corps'

The National Science Foundation’s four-year-old Innovation Corps has just added many more federal agencies to its repertoire.


NASA Building Flying Space Drones

Drones offer a way to explore other planets and asteroids that rovers can’t.


Intelligence Community Research Agency Gets New Director

Jason Matheny had previously been in charge of IARPA’s “Anticipating Surprise” office, overseeing efforts to develop new capabilities in predicting and forecasting events related to national security.

Nextgov Federal CIO Tony Scott testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 25, 2015, before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on federal Cybersecurity and the OPM Data Breach.

Federal CIO: Agile Won't Solve Everything

By itself, "agile" development won't solve the government's tech problems, Tony Scott said.


Introducing the 2015 Bold Award Finalists

This year’s finalists include a USAID employee who spearheaded the development of an online forum to fight Ebola, the social media team at the CIA and an effort by a VA team to secure Internet-connected medical devices.


FDA Approves First 3-D Printed Drug

Pharmaceutical company Aprecia says 3-D printing will allow doctors to know the medicine they’re prescribing delivers the exact dose intended.


Two-Factor Is Better Than One: Celebrating Progressive Government IT

The U.S. government is putting in place both immediate and long-term steps to drastically enhance data security.

Nextgov Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.

Still No Deal on Senate Cybersecurity Bill

Senators have not reached an agreement that would allow them to add amendments to a cyberinformation-sharing bill in exchange for quickening its passage.

An MQ-9 Reaper prepares to land after a mission in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in 2007.

Air Force Looks To Make Smarter and Deadlier Drones

The Reaper's next chapter includes better sensors, more autonomy, bigger weapons

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