To Promote Justice, Agencies Must Expand Access to Legal Information

It’s not enough to have laws on the books if the people they’re designed to help don’t know about them.

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Data-Centric Jobs Already Flourishing in the Federal Government


All told, there are some 1.6 million government workers (including state and local) in positions where data is “central to the job,” according to a recent Commerce Department report.

Human Trust Overpowered High-Tech Security in German Air Plane Crash


Experts say the downing of Germanwings flight 9525 seems like the classic case of the insider threat -- which belies easy tech fixes.

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Drop the ‘Magic’ Cloud Talk and 5 Other Steps to Cloud Migration Success

Agency CIOs and other tech officials need to clarify the conversations around "cloud."


FBI Denies Intentionally Deleting Encryption Tips from Its Website

“Points for creativity,” a spokesman said Thursday of reports that suggested otherwise.

An artist's rendering of the Airborne Launch Assist Space Access system.

What is Coming From DARPA in the Next Few Years

The research agency is making underwater robots that can sleep for years and other robots that can fix satellites in space.


Tech Alone Can’t Solve Government’s Customer Experience Clunkers

Still, the biggest challenge to the government improving its customer experience still lies with people, not tech, experts say.


House Advances Cybersecurity Bill Despite Surveillance Fears

The Intelligence Committee unanimously passed its information-sharing bill Thursday.

Nextgov Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas

'You're Playing God with the Internet!' Republican Shouts at FCC Chief

Rep. Louie Gohmert lashes out over net neutrality regulations.


Cyber Social Network Launches

A new website fusing elements of Facebook and LinkedIn aims to help cybersecurity workers hone their skills and employers get a bead on new talent.


5 Tips for Data Management from Federal Leaders

A few federal data leaders shared their thoughts at a recent panel on financial regulation.


Huddle’s ‘Collaborative’ Cloud Offering Latest to Get FedRAMP Seal of Approval

The company's secure cloud collaboration service is the latest offering to meet FedRAMP security standards.

Nextgov Blackberry's Executive Chairman and CEO John Chen

BlackBerry Is About to Hit Bottom

BlackBerry’s turnaround strategy -- focusing on software as its smartphone business has declined -- has not been pretty. But the worst may be here.