Agencies Are Increasingly Reliant on Industry for Innovation

Report chronicles the need for better collaboration between government and the private sector.

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DHS Chief Promises to Expand Social Media Screening, Plans 'Aggressive' Rollout of Cyber Protections


Johnson talked social media, biometrics and cybersecurity at his annual State of Homeland Security address.

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IBM Gets Approval to Host DOD’s Most Sensitive Unclassified Data


Big Blue becomes the first cloud service provider with a direct connection to the Pentagon’s unclassified communications network.

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Inside NASA's Isolation Chamber

For these NASA crew members, 148 cubic meters is all they will know for 30 days.


When Computers Started Beating Chess Champions

On this day 20 years ago, a machine defeated a sitting world champion for the first time.


The Black Market for Netflix Accounts

Hackers are stealing Netflix passwords and selling them for mere cents on the Dark Web.

Nextgov Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen, testifies before a Senate Finance Committee hearing on President Barack Obama's Fiscal Year 2017 budget request for the IRS, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016.

Crooks Tricked This IRS System into Providing False IDs

The malware successfully obtained 101,000 PINs last month.


Lawmaker: America ‘Can Do Better,’ Contribute More to Global Tech

A recent report ranked the U.S. 10th out of 56 nations because of factors including relatively lower R&D funding.

The Federal Government Now Considers Google’s Self-Driving Cars to Be Legal Drivers

Google's cars have cleared a big hurdle between them and actual roads.


Drones 101: What You Need to Know

There are a few things you have to do before taking flight.

Nextgov Joint IT Service Provider - Pentagon CTO Thomas Sasala, left and FCC CIO David Bray, right, discusses IT modernization.

Why Knowing What You Have Is Key to IT Modernization Efforts

IT modernization is all the rage these days in the federal government.

Nextgov Copies of President Barack Obama’s fiscal 2017 federal budget are displayed by the Senate Budget Committee, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016.

8 Things to Look For in the 2017 IT Budget

The budget seeks substantial budget increases to shore up cybersecurity and a new approach to modernizing IT systems.

Nextgov A Capitol Hill staff member holds a copy of President Barack Obama's fiscal 2017 federal budget.

What Obama’s Air Force Budget Request Says About the Future of Warfare

The Defense Department budget request is full of high tech-items aimed at countering the capabilities of technologically advanced adversaries.