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The White House is Making it Easier to Power Homes With Solar Energy

The administration’s new executive actions and private sector commitments are aimed at boosting solar power.

New HHS CTO Wants Employees to Devote Time to Passion Projects

In her first month as CTO, Susannah Fox proposed the department structure time for employee-driven creative projects in each operating division.

LaVerne Council, VA's CIO

New VA CIO Gets to Work

LaVerne Council, a former IT executive at Dell and pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson, took the oath of office Monday.

Donna Seymour, CIO of OPM

OPM Hiring IT Staff to Work on Cyber Upgrades

The agency that suffered three big data breaches needs $170,000 project managers to move forward with a computer upgrade.

U.S. Attorney Dana Boente said software companies overcharged the government.

White House CIO’s Former Software Firm Settles False Claims Act Suit

VMware and Carahsoft agree to pay $75 million for overcharging agencies.

In the Future, We’ll All Use Our Phones to Identify Ourselves

The most successful mobile identity services highly depend on collaboration between public authorities, banks, telecom operators and the private sector.

Timeline: Government Data Breaches

Since April 2013, six hacks targeted OPM and its contractors.

A view of the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center in Arlington, Va., Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, before President Barack Obama spoke. Obama renewed his call for Congress to pass cybersecurity legislation.

Pentagon Contractors Rank Below Retailers and Banks When it Comes to Cybersecurity

Pentagon suppliers score below hacked retailers and banks on cyber defense, according to industry-developed metrics.

Q&A: Why Congress is Jumping on the Open Source Bandwagon

Ben Balter, chief executive for code repository site Github, talked with Nextgov about last week's announcement.

Why Americans Don’t Trust the Government to Safeguard Their Data

Many consumers do not have much faith in federal agencies keeping their personal information safe, according to a new report.