IRS Welcomes Jump in Taxpayers Using Its Website

Call volume around President’s Day expected to strain staff.

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White House Cyber Force Has a $140,000 Opening


Our cyber defenders are always on guard. Take that, China.

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GAO: Pentagon's IT Planning is Too Sluggish


GAO's third examination of the Defense Department's major IT programs found some projects spent an average of five years, two months and $452 million before establishing cost and schedules.

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Is FCC Becoming Too Politicized?

In the wake of the historic net-neutrality decision, an independent agency is more polarized than ever.

Nextgov National Security Agency director Mike Rogers speaks at Stanford University, Monday, Nov. 3, 2014.

Suits vs. Hoodies: The Two Cybersecurity Cultures

How a tense exchange between the NSA director and a Yahoo executive reveals the rift between D.C. and Silicon Valley

"I find this shocking" that the IG could find the emails so quickly, said Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah.

How a Treasury Watchdog Found Long-Lost Lois Lerner Emails in Just Two Weeks

During evening hearing on the discovery, House members tangle over alleged ‘criminal’ acts and IG bias.


Car Keys and Nuclear Keys: Big Data and the Internet of Things

It will be up to the federal government to stitch together massive amounts of data into a comprehensible “nation of things.”

Nextgov For agency CIOs, great power comes with great responsibility.

Industry’s Take on FITARA? ‘A Good Step Forward’

Yet, fixing a procurement system designed to build warships to buy modern technology is an ask that CIOs will find more complex than any single piece of legislation can tackle.


Will Fixing be Digital Team's First Priority?

Although overall e-government satisfaction improved, is still struggling, according to new research.

Nextgov FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler  joins hands with FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn before the start of their open hearing and vote on Net Neutrality.

It’s Official—FCC Enacts Expansive Net-Neutrality Rules

Obama backed the controversial Internet regulations, but Congress and the courts will have their say.

Nextgov Attorney General Eric Holder

Feds Dismiss Google's Fears Over FBI’s Hacking Power

Google’s claim that the expansion of search warrant authority is a “monumental” constitutional threat is grounded in inaccuracies, the Justice Department said.


Video: Open Data Transparency Is Just the Beginning

The second installment in our partnership with Socrata's Open Data TV.