House OKs Bill Mandating More Firings of Misbehaving Federal Employees

Measure would also require preservation of certain text messages from feds' personal cell phones.

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Uncle Sam Drops $3M in Grants to Kill the Password


Login alternatives to be tested include smartphone SIM cards and driver's licenses.

When the Government Wanted a Database of Everyone's IQ

Today people worry about NSA spying. Fifty years ago it was intelligence tests. The conversation hasn't changed.

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Breached Server Still Had Default Password

Hack did not compromise any data or personal information, DHS official tells Congress.


Congress to Decide Whether to Tax Your Internet

The price of surfing the Web—or buying things online—could soon go up.


This Is Why We Don’t Have Meaningful Cybersecurity Legislation Yet

The issue of governing the multidimensional virtual world is rather complex.

Nextgov Former Chief Technology Officer Todd Park.

Todd Park Subpoenaed to Testify on Security

Panel says new emails contradict former CTO’s previous statements.


Air Force Video Selfie Winners

Airmen get personal in video selfies

Nextgov Cyber security analysts work in the "watch and warning center" during the first tour of the government’s secretive cyber defense lab, in Idaho Falls, Idaho.

US Official: Chinese Want NSA Cyber Schools. Really.

The offer of shared cybersecurity training comes at a time when both countries are exchanging accusations of hacking each other’s trade secrets.

Nextgov Still Vulnerable, GAO Says

Site is still vulnerable today, watchdog says.

Nextgov Health workers carry the body of a woman that they suspect died from the Ebola virus.

DOD to Provide Command and Control for West Africa Ebola Mission

U.S. plans to spend $800 million to battle epidemic.

Nextgov From left, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, Kennedy Space Center Director Bob Cabana, Commercial Crew Program Manager Kathy Lueders and Astronaut Mike Fincke, announce NASA's choice of Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts to the ISS.

The US Will Spend $6.8 Billion Hiring Boeing and SpaceX to Build New Spacecraft

The United States will go from space hitch-hiker to the proud owner of not one but two viable space craft in 2017.


Attention, Defense Contractors: You've Been Hacked

China committed about 20 cyberattacks across a year-long period on defense contractors, according to a newly declassified Senate report.