Digital Swat Team Director: Don't Expect Us to Change Your Life Overnight

Transformation of culture doesn’t happen in "bursts or epiphanies," head of 18F says.

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New Bill Says Enough of 'E-Gov' Already


The 2002 legislation aimed to push the government toward using “Internet-based information technology to enhance citizen access to government information and services.”

Feds Have Found ‘Unbelievable’ Amounts of Child Porn on National Security Computers. Is This the Solution?


Currently, managers only look for aberrant computer behavior on internal, agency-owned IT systems.


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Treasury Finalizes Guide to DATA Act Standards

The DATA Act requires federal agencies to publish their spending data.

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Video: New IMAX Film Features Astronaut’s View of Earth

Breathtaking views of Earth shot by federal employees.


The Science Behind SpaceX’s Ambitious Plan to Land a Spacecraft on Mars

The project would make SpaceX the first private company to go interplanetary.

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The Futuristic Aircraft That May Replace the Black Hawk Will Fly Next Year

But don’t expect the V-280 or SB-1 to hit battlefields until after 2030 — unless their builders find other customers first.


How Multifactor Authentication Can Play a Role in the Cybersecurity National Action Plan

Imagine how much more efficient high-security financial processes could run within the government if employees could use information determined by physical elements of the user’s body, such as a fingerprint or retina, or proximity to wireless devices.


Hackers Spy on US Steel from China, Steal from Facebook Server, and Fiddle with Global Financial System

Just another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.


Elon Musk’s AI Group Has Set Up a 'Gym' to Train Bots

OpenAI Gym is meant to be used as a benchmarking tool for artificial intelligence programs.


You Can't Escape Data Surveillance In America

The Fair Credit Reporting Act was intended to protect privacy, but its provisions have not kept pace with the radical changes wrought by the information age.

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Edward Snowden: The Tweeting Habits of a Whistleblower in Exile

What his tweeting tells us about his life in Russia.