Keith Alexander's Unethical Get-Rich-Quick Plan

Lots of government officials have found ways to monetize public service in the private sector, but none more audaciously than the former head of the NSA.

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Mitch McConnell's Musical Attack on EPA

The Senate minority leader recruited a reality-TV singer to fight the climate rules.

Want to Fix Federal IT Contracting? Don’t Just Focus on IT


Group calls for broad overhaul of the acquisition system writ large -- not just tech fix.


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Hackers Take Aim at Hong Kong, Kenya and the Philippines

Just another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.


The Big Problem With Smart Cards in One Chart

Which feds have them and who actually needs them?


CIA’s Amazon-Built Cloud Goes Live

The AWS-built cloud for the intelligence community has deployed.


Is This a Different Kind of Contract?

In some ways, it looks a lot like the old contracts.

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Senator: The White House Should Launch a Criminal Probe of the CIA

The agency spied on a congressional investigation into the torture of prisoners, then claimed it hadn't.

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Ready for Hologram: Could Virtual Campaigners Shake Up Elections?

One company thinks beamed-in candidates are the future of campaigning.

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Does John Brennan Know Too Much for Obama to Fire Him?

It's difficult to cross man with details on every secret drone strike you've authorized—especially the legally dubious ones.