A database that houses the fingerprints of almost all foreign visitors to catch terrorists recently was used for a different purpose -- bringing closure to bereft families.
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The head of the House Space, Science and Technology Committee says he might call U.S. Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith to testify about potential HealthCare.gov consumer privacy gaps.
The White House has been quiet on surveillance reform since the USA Freedom Act crumbled in the Senate last November.
The proof is in the participation: The Defense Department’s latest cloud security guidelines received 800-plus public comments, the vast majority of them from industry players and cloud providers.
Employees who click on dubious email attachments, plug in unsecured storage devices or leave laptops unsecured, among other problematic IT practices, may be the biggest threat posed to securing federal agency networks.
The president's new parental leave policy may entice more women to seek STEM jobs in the federal government versus the private sector.
The so-called high-impact baseline has become a major priority because of recent demand from both the Defense Department and civilian agencies.
Megan Smith is touting the Obama administration’s all-of the-above approach to refreshing its tech workforce, including tapping Silicon Valley alumni to work on short-term projects and retraining existing federal techies.
The Florida Republican and likely White House contender is further separating himself from other 2016 hopefuls in the Senate.
After drone crashes near the White House, the president directed federal agencies to release rules.