What is Coming From DARPA in the Next Few Years

The research agency is making underwater robots that can sleep for years and other robots that can fix satellites in space.

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Cyber Social Network Launches


A new website fusing elements of Facebook and LinkedIn aims to help cybersecurity workers hone their skills and employers get a bead on new talent.

5 Tips for Data Management from Federal Leaders


A few federal data leaders shared their thoughts at a recent panel on financial regulation.


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Human Trust Overpowered High-Tech Security in German Air Plane Crash

Experts say the downing of Germanwings flight 9525 seems like the classic case of the insider threat -- which belies easy tech fixes.


Tech Alone Can’t Solve Government’s Customer Experience Clunkers

Still, the biggest challenge to the government improving its customer experience still lies with people, not tech, experts say.


House Advances Cybersecurity Bill Despite Surveillance Fears

The Intelligence Committee unanimously passed its information-sharing bill Thursday.

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'You're Playing God with the Internet!' Republican Shouts at FCC Chief

Rep. Louie Gohmert lashes out over net neutrality regulations.


Huddle’s ‘Collaborative’ Cloud Offering Latest to Get FedRAMP Seal of Approval

The company's secure cloud collaboration service is the latest offering to meet FedRAMP security standards.

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BlackBerry Is About to Hit Bottom

BlackBerry’s turnaround strategy -- focusing on software as its smartphone business has declined -- has not been pretty. But the worst may be here.

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NASA’s Opportunity Rover Completes a Martian Marathon

The Mars probe is the first human-made vehicle to travel 26.2 miles on a non-Earth planet.

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House Advances Bill to Combat Cybertheft

This issue is a top priority for Obama, but Democrats worry the bill doesn’t do enough to protect private data.


The Smartest Hackers in the Room (Hint: They're Not the Humans)

The $2 million “Cyber Grand Challenge” pits hacker-fighting software against malicious code programmed by Pentagon personnel.


Industry Sells Congress on Internet of Things

During a House Subcommittee on Energy and Commerce meeting, lawmakers considered how the Internet of Things could move beyond consumer products.