Remember the Time the CIA Bugged a Cat to Spy on the Soviets?

Americans have, for centuries, found creative ways to spy on friends, enemies, and everyone in between.

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DHS Alerts Public to OPM-Related Phishing Scams


Emails claiming to come from the agency and contractor CSID might be after money, U.S. secrets or both, say experts.

VA CIO: OPM Breach Is a Lesson for All Employees


VA defends against 55,000 new malware variants every day, according to the agency.


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Is the White House Skirting Governmentwide Cybersecurity Rules?

The White House’s unclassified networks were breached by hackers last fall.

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Migrating to the Cloud in Six Easy Steps

Forget the comprehensive plan. Keep it simple.


How Do We Stop Artificial Intelligence from Overpowering Humans?

Legislation could help protect humankind before AI dominates the world, experts say.

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Data-Driven Government? Not Yet. Feds Still Manage by Hunch

In a true data-driven culture, leaders need to be willing to rethink their plans and perhaps even change course based on what the data says, according to EPA CTO Greg Godbout.

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Hillary Clinton's Email Address at State Was in High Demand

A new batch of State Department emails shows that some powerful Washingtonians quickly got Clinton's private email address—and others were eager to get it.


Why Chief Data Officers Should Really be Chief Digital Officers

Having a chief data officer is akin to the Army having a chief bullet officer or hospitals having a chief bandage officer.


State Department Posts Back Online after Tech Glitch Snarls Visas

A hardware bug corrupted the agency’s database used for processing biometric information.

Nextgov OPM Director Katherine Archuleta, left, and others, are sworn in on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 24, 2015, prior to testifying before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on recent cyber attacks. From left are, Archul

Why the Lawsuit Against OPM over the Massive Data Breach Faces an Uphill Battle

Demonstrating damages have been suffered will be the challenge, legal experts say.