Tornado Swarms Are Now Upon Us

Twisters are arriving more frequently in large "clusters," say NOAA scientists.

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IRS Agrees It Wastes Money on Software -- But Not That Much


Agency CTO disputes IG findings but agrees to manage licenses better.

The Number of Industries Getting Classified Cyberthreat Tips from DHS Has Doubled Since July


The banking, chemical, water, information technology and transportation sectors all recently joined.

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NOAA Considers Whether to Ax Employee Accused of Breaching Army Dam Files

Hydrologist Xiafen Chen was arrested at work for supposedly stealing sensitive, restricted information on critical infrastructure.


Can the U.S. Government Get Its DATA Act Together?

The full promise of the DATA Act won’t be realized anytime soon. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing.


A Snowden Journalist Is Going to Work for the Government

Ashkan Soltani will be the new chief technologist for the FTC.


VA Introduces 'Google-like' Medical Record Search Functions

The new user interface includes patient “newsfeed."


Here’s Everything a Hacker Can Learn About You from Coffee Shop Wi-Fi

Over public networks, the barrier to your personal details is pretty darn low.


Where in the World Does the Internet ‘Sleep?’

A peek at the global rhythm of Internet usage.


Feds Use New 3-D Printer to Create Bomb-Sniffing Artificial Dog Noses

Dog noses have about 50 times as many olfactory receptors as humans.

Nextgov People line up to enter a newly-opened Apple Store in Wangfujing shopping district in Beijing.

Is the Chinese Government Hacking Every iPhone in the Country?

China has an estimated 100 million iPhone users, and all of them could be vulnerable