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‘Catastrophic’ Power Outage Nearly Destroyed MSPB’s Electronic Records System

A newly released report shows how devastating a June 2015 incident was to the Merit System Protection Board.

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Obama’s Cyber Commission Recommends New Cyber Role

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The guide also encourages the federal government to cooperate more with industry to promote strong cybersecurity standards.

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‘Catastrophic’ Power Outage Nearly Destroyed MSPB’s Electronic Records System

A newly released report shows how devastating a June 2015 incident was to the Merit System Protection Board.

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Video: NASA Celebrates 'Hidden Figures'

NASA history comes to the big screen again.

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In 2017, Agencies Should Expect Forced Cyber Disruption

Government cybersecurity programs are not working as planned and a new approach is anticipated.

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Cutting NASA Earth Observations Would Be a Costly Mistake

NASA’s Earth observation satellites provide constant real-time data on space, the atmosphere and the oceans—information critical to U.S. Navy and Defense Department operations worldwide

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How Algorithms Can Bring Down Minorities' Credit Scores

Analyzing people’s social connections may lead to a new way of discriminating against them.

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U.S. Chief Data Scientist: 'Time is Now' For Technologists to Jump into Public Service

The data already exists, DJ Patil said, to solve some important crises—if only we could piece together the pieces.

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The Pentagon Wants Eye-Reading Software, X-Ray Tools, and A Virtual Facebook to Fight Terrorism

Here’s a list of gear the Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office is seeking to give U.S. counterterror operators.

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Apple Is Using Drones to Make its Maps Better

Apple was granted permission to fly drones by the Federal Aviation Administration in March

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Pentagon Wants Eye-Reading Software, X-Ray Tools and a Virtual Facebook to Fight Terrorism

Here’s a list of gear the Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office is seeking to give U.S. counterterror operators.

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