House OKs Bill Mandating More Firings of Misbehaving Federal Employees

Measure would also require preservation of certain text messages from feds' personal cell phones.

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When the Government Wanted a Database of Everyone's IQ

Today people worry about NSA spying. Fifty years ago it was intelligence tests. The conversation hasn't changed.

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US Official: Chinese Want NSA Cyber Schools. Really.


The offer of shared cybersecurity training comes at a time when both countries are exchanging accusations of hacking each other’s trade secrets.

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Nextgov Former Chief Technology Officer Todd Park.

Todd Park Subpoenaed to Testify on Security

Panel says new emails contradict former CTO’s previous statements.


Air Force Video Selfie Winners

Airmen get personal in video selfies

Nextgov Still Vulnerable, GAO Says

Site is still vulnerable today, watchdog says.

Nextgov Health workers carry the body of a woman that they suspect died from the Ebola virus.

DOD to Provide Command and Control for West Africa Ebola Mission

U.S. plans to spend $800 million to battle epidemic.

Nextgov From left, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, Kennedy Space Center Director Bob Cabana, Commercial Crew Program Manager Kathy Lueders and Astronaut Mike Fincke, announce NASA's choice of Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts to the ISS.

The US Will Spend $6.8 Billion Hiring Boeing and SpaceX to Build New Spacecraft

The United States will go from space hitch-hiker to the proud owner of not one but two viable space craft in 2017.


Attention, Defense Contractors: You've Been Hacked

China committed about 20 cyberattacks across a year-long period on defense contractors, according to a newly declassified Senate report.

Nextgov Adm. Michael Rogers, commander of U.S. Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency

Is NSA Planning to Beef up Cyber Response Capabilities?

A confident Adm. Rogers says the NSA remains popular with the people it spied on

A Naval Surface Warfare Center scientist tests materials at the Carderock Ceramics Lab in Maryland.

Erosion of DOD’s Technical Workforce Has Broad Consequences

The military risks losing skilled scientists and engineers who aren't driven by profit.

Important Lessons From Sacramento’s Cellphone Waste Report

Auditor finds nearly $300,000 in unnecessary wireless device usage, plenty of potential savings and recommends changes.


IT Worker Wanted For $40 Million Nigerian Bank Hack

Accomplices allegedly came on premises disguised as maintenance staff.