How Will the Federal Government Protect Nuclear Safety in an Anti-Regulatory Climate?

The U.S. nuclear industry is struggling to compete with cheap natural gas and manage radioactive waste. Budget cuts and anti-regulatory pressure could worsen things by weakening federal oversight.

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Former Intel Director: ‘The Clearance System We Have is Broken’


The government needs to be able to continuously vet intelligence employees for threats, former Director of National Intelligence Director James Clapper said.


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TSA Awards Accenture $64M for Agile IT Modernization

The Department of Homeland Security has been ramping up agile efforts.


What Happens to Federal Employee Pay During a Shutdown?

Find out how well you know how a shutdown affects your paycheck.


Defense Intelligence Agency’s ‘Shark Tank’ Helps Startups Pitch Spy Apps

DIA analysts who like a product can launch a partnership on the spot.


If the Government Shuts Down, Some of Its Websites, Databases and IT Do Too

OMB’s 2013 guidance requires that IT systems related to excepted activity, including national security, stays functional.

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Government’s Biggest Cyber Problem Will Be Contractors’ Big Opportunity, Report Says

If the government can't hire cyber talent, it will continue to seek outside support, a market analysis said.


A Trick That Hides Censored Websites Inside Cat Videos

The technique uses popular sites as camouflage for banned ones.


Egypt Is Blocking Voice Calls Made Over Social Media Apps

The key reason is ostensibly security concerns, but there’s also a suspicion there are economic incentives.


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Congressional Staffers to Get Cybersecurity Crash Course

The training is part of a public awareness campaign in President Obama’s Cybersecurity National Action Plan.


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