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Budget Spares NASA From Cuts As Deep As Other Research Agencies

The NASA plan includes cuts across most of the space agency’s programs.

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The Bumps, Cuts and Zeros in Trump’s Tech Budget

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Federal IT sees an overall boost in spending, but many research programs take a hit.

Here’s How the Trump Budget Treats Cyber

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The budget hikes some cyber spending at DHS and FBI but cuts R&D.

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CYBERCOM Budget Request Focused on Elevation to Full Command

The command is hard at work prepping for elevation, but with no strict timeline, Adm. Michael Rogers said.

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The Galaxy S8 Iris Scanner Is Easily Hacked

Biometrics aren't necessarily hack proof.

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How Better Digital Services Can Result in Agency Savings

Research says budget slashing and modernizing technology are compatible ideas.

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Agencies Struggle to Stop Using Social Security Numbers as Identifiers

Ten years after agencies were to limit using SSNs, they've seen "limited success," GAO said.

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Who Are the Shadow Brokers?

What is—and isn’t—known about the mysterious hackers leaking National Security Agency secrets

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Trump Budget Creates $228M Technology Modernization Fund

Agencies would be able to borrow from the fund to update systems, but they would need to pay it back.

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For Trump’s Budget to Work, the US Will Need the Biggest Technology Boom Since World War II

In order to deliver both massive tax cuts and end U.S. borrowing within the decade, Trump’s budget forecasts the U.S. economy will grow at a real rate of more than 3 percent

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Coding Is Not 'Fun,' It’s Technically and Ethically Complex

Insisting on the glamor and fun of coding is the wrong way to acquaint kids with computer science.

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Trump’s Budget Would Gut Government Science — Except for the U.S. Nuclear Program

Here's how Trump’s proposed budget would decimate government science programs, by the numbers.

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Senator Presses FTC on Hackable Toys

Internet-connected toys can expose children’s personal information or be used as surveillance tools.

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