Nonprofits Offer Help with Agency Records Management

National Archives welcomes input on preservation of electronic communications.

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GSA Spends Over $100 Million for New Cloud Services


Awarded through GSA’s Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies, the contract will be a GSA-wide procurement vehicle,

VA’s System for Managing IT Projects Comes Under Scrutiny


A new inspector general report finds the system needs some monitoring of its own.

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Nextgov The drone that crashed onto the White House grounds in Washington, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015.

After Drone Crashes in its Backyard, White House Calls for New Regulations

The president directed federal agencies to release rules for commercial drone use.

Nextgov Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella gestures while speaking during a press briefing on the intersection of cloud and mobile computing.

Microsoft’s Transition to the Cloud Will Be a Drawn-Out Slog

The company is shifting toward a model of selling software as subscription-based services, and away from its “old” business of selling one-time software licenses.

Nextgov A man checks his device in front of a banner "Internet of Everything" at the Mobile World Congress.

Your Appliances May Be Spying on You

FTC issues privacy and security guidelines to the companies creating the Internet of Things.

Nextgov Passengers line up to pass through the TSA security before boarding flights at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

TSA and Inspectors Tussle Over Redactions in JFK Tech Audit

A Jan. 23 review found numerous cyber gaps, most having to do with hazardous climates in computer rooms and missing fire protection systems.

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SpaceX Founder Drops Lawsuit Against Air Force, Will Compete for Future Satellite Contracts

The US government is the world’s largest spender on space access, so its contracts remain a key point of competition for space companies already battling for private satellite business.

Secret Service officers search the grounds of the White House Monday.

Drone Crashes Onto South Lawn of the White House

A small unmanned aircraft crashed on the southeast side of the executive mansion Monday morning.


DOT Embraces Automatic Braking and Other Safety Gizmos

Transportation Secretary Foxx says the agency is looking for ways to mitigate human error.

Nextgov Secret Service officers search the south grounds of the White House after a  device, possibly an unmanned aerial drone, was found on the White House grounds.

Drone Crashes on White House Lawn

A small unmanned aircraft unexpectedly landed on the southeast side of the executive mansion Monday morning.


Hackers Defile Crayola, Borrow F-35 Designs and Tick off Madonna

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

Nextgov This screen grab made Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 show the front page of the U.S. Central Command twitter account after is was hacked.

What Do CENTCOM’s Twitter Hack and GoDaddy Have in Common?

Two Tennessee Valley Authority sites were compromised in 2013, when an adversary broke in through a software flaw.