International Space Station Astronauts Are About to Eat the First Vegetables Grown in Space

Red lettuce is the leafy green of choice.

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Q&A: The Future of Wearables in Government


The future for wearables in government looks bright, but only with the necessary security measures.

Read moreAugust 27, 2015Leave a comment

Why Federal CIO Tony Scott Hates the End-of-Year IT Spending Spree


"That's just a really bad way to run IT,” says one of the Obama administration's top techies.

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Video: Meet Buddy, the Robot that Will Help Protect and Connect You

A lot of high-powered tech, wrapped up in an adorable package.

Nextgov U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly, crew member of the mission to the International Space Station, ISS, gives a thumbs up prior the launch of a Soyuz-FG rocket.

Why NASA’s 20-Year-Old Astronaut Hiring Process Still Works Today

Putting several extremely talented, smart and confident people into space together requires the ultimate in teamwork, physical and mental toughness, and psychological agility.

Nextgov The Internal Revenue Service Building, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, in Washington.

Inside the Massive IRS Data Breach

A rare detailed look behind the scenes from a security expert who was also a victim in the breach.


Feds Urge Energy Companies to Ramp Up Cyber Protections

NIST wants utilities companies to keep people from gaining unauthorized access to buildings, networks, data and control systems, potentially triggering power outages.


Google These Weird Coding Terms and You Could Get a Job Offer

One of Google's many unique many ways of sourcing talent.

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Budgeteers Join Forces Online to Get More Bang for the Buck

How MAX Federal Community boosts cross-agency collaboration.


Here’s Why ‘Disrupting’ Government Is Such Hard Work

The government may not be able to “disrupt” at will, but a balance is possible, where creativity and innovation can thrive alongside stability.

  Secretary of Defense Ash Carter is given a tour of the Combat Operations Division as he visits Nellis Air Force Base Aug. 25.

Carter: After Joint Chiefs Breach, Defense Needs Stronger Network Security

Pentagon chief criticizes the military’s computer cybersecurity en route to seek help from Silicon Valley.

The Reichstag in Berlin

Newspaper: German Spies Got Access to NSA Internet Surveillance Tool

The country's domestic intelligence agency promised to work closely with U.S. colleagues to gain access to a controversial piece of NSA software that enables deep surveillance of the Internet.


Navy To Give Out New 'Innovation Award'

The Navy is accepting nominations for the 2015 SECNAV awards until Oct. 31, 2015. Winners are slated to be announced in January 2016.