Digital Swat Team Director: Don't Expect Us to Change Your Life Overnight

Transformation of culture doesn’t happen in "bursts or epiphanies," head of 18F says.

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Pentagon CIO in Hot Seat Over Windows 10 'Endorsement'


Halvorsen’s remarks in support of the Microsoft operating system are “unprecedented,” according to one trade group.

What’s Your ‘Insider Threat Score?’ It Could Determine If You Keep Your Clearance


The idea is to regularly vet individuals with access to classified information on their likelihood to go rogue, officials say.


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State Dept. Wants To Map All Wireless Devices Within a 10-Foot Zone

The system could detect Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and cellular devices operating in embassies, consulates and other State buildings.


How the Digital Transformation Will Upend the Pentagon

DOD is one of the most complex and widespread organizations in the world, but in today’s battlespace, embracing digitization helps pull together all aspects of defense.


Siemens Is Building a Swarm of Robot Spiders to 3-D Print Objects Together

Current technology won’t allow us to make anything larger than the printing machines themselves. That could soon change.


The Supreme Court Expands FBI Hacking Powers

The justices signed off Thursday on a new procedural rule for warrants targeting computers.

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Introducing the New FITARA Channel

The new addition will cover the ins and outs of Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act policymaking.

The First Drone to Complete a Delivery In the U.S. Is Coming To The Smithsonian

Commemorating the "Kitty Hawk moment" of the drone industry.


Pentagon Wants Its Own Secure Messaging System

DARPA is looking for small businesses to supply that technology.

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House Oversight Committee Probes Social Security’s Vulnerability to Hackers

Lawmakers want a copy of a recent penetration test of the agency’s networks.

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How the Intelligence Community’s IT Strategy Helped Link Assad to 2013 Chemical Weapons Attack

The intelligence community's IT plan been shoring up the same kinds of intelligence gaps that preceded the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.