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Senate and House Bills Would Effectively End NSA Mass Surveillance

The effort would stop the spy agency’s bulk collection of U.S. phone records, the first and one of the most controversial programs exposed by Edward Snowden nearly two years ago.

Survey: Most Americans Just Not That Into Uncle Sam's Digital Services

Less than half of people polled would like the federal government to focus its energy on creating more digital services, according to a new study.

IT Pros Say Most Businesses Buy Cyber Tech Based on Cost, Not Security

Ninety percent of survey respondents said their companies had spent money on technology scrapped before, or soon after, deployment.

OMB: FITARA Guidance Coming This Week

The thrust of the new legislation gives agency CIOs greater power over their agency’s IT purse strings.

An MQ-9 Reaper, armed with GBU-12 Paveway II laser guided munitions and AGM-114 Hellfire missiles, piloted by Col. Lex Turner flies a combat mission over southern Afghanistan.

Here's How You Hack a Military Drone

Research studies on drone vulnerabilities published in recent years essentially provided hackers a how-to guide, an Israeli researcher says.

These Are the Tech Trends Government Might Not Be Ready For

Governments face unique challenges in fully implementing emerging technology: outdated hiring practices and concerns about the privacy of citizen data, among others.

Rand Paul Reverses Course on Drones

The Kentucky senator defends the White House drone policy he once lambasted in a 13-hour filibuster, dulling any edge he may have had on a GOP pack running on the same national security platform.

FBI Readies Multimillion Contract for Cyber Expertise

The FBI plans to contract out professional, management and support services for up to $100 million.

GSA to Host Data-Infused Hackathon

Participants will be tasked with designing innovative tools to improve data collection at GSA and other agencies.

Karen DeSalvo, head of HHS' Health IT Office

Meet the Federal Government's Health Care IT Champion, Karen DeSalvo

The internal medicine specialist took office a little over a year ago -- 10 years after President George W. Bush's administration created the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.