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Obama's 'Privacy Bill of Rights' Gets Bashed from All Sides

The proposal aims to give consumers more control over their own information, but privacy advocates say it doesn't go far enough.

Court Once Again Renews NSA Spying Authority

Mass surveillance will continue for now, but is set to expire on June 1—unless Congress acts.

White House Cyber Force Has a $140,000 Opening

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

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.

"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.

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.

CIA’s New Big Data Hub Will be Hosted in the Cloud

CIA Chief Information Officer Doug Wolfe confirmed Wednesday the intelligence agency will start using Cloudera’s Enterprise Data Hub platform by April.

DOD acting Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen

What 'Cloud' Really Stands For? House Mulls Over Pentagon IT Programs

Acting Defense Department Terry Halvorsen urged lawmakers to prioritize efforts to update military IT, such the Joint Information Environment, a concept for a militarywide data sharing system.

Big Data, Not Quick Data: Most Agencies Don’t Need Real-Time Analytics Yet

At a recent data conference, technologists from the departments of Transportation and Health and Human Services explained why real-time data analysis doesn't make sense for every agency.

Attention, CIOs: Start Planning for FITARA Now

The Office of Management and Budget is still writing guidelines to more fully flesh out federal IT reform legislation.