IGs Band Together for a Common Website to Share Results of Investigations

Project eases access to reports governmentwide while promoting watchdogs’ work.

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FDA CIO: Agile Is Simply Good Business


One thing agencies need to do is get out of a reactive mode, the agency's CIO Todd Simpson said.

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Pentagon to Scrub Kaspersky From Defense Systems Following DHS Ban


The Defense Department is following a DHS directive to remove the Russian anti-virus from its systems but it’s not clear if the software was there in the first place.

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Facebook’s Evidence of Russian Electoral Meddling Is Only ‘the Tip of the Iceberg’

The ranking Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee believes Facebook, Google, and Twitter aren’t searching hard enough to learn the extent of Russian interference.


Researchers Have Found an Unexpected Axis of North Korea’s Cyber Activity: India

The country’s suspect cyber activities are unlikely to be coming only from inside North Korea itself.


Twitter Has a Serious Bot Problem, and Wikipedia Might Have the Solution

These automated accounts have become a headache for Twitter.


On Second Thought, Keep Your Laptop With You, FAA Says

Laptops in checked luggage actually increase the risk of fire.


Beware of Blockchain Hype But Keep Eyes on the Tech, HHS Official Says

Some agencies are experimenting with the ledger system but it’s a long way from formal use.

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How the U.S. Marshals Service Saved $300 Million By Identifying Over-Charging Prisons

The service rents space for prisoners awaiting trial from federal, state and local jails—and realized that it needed some more leverage negotiating rates.


Hackers Hit Pizza Hut's Ordering While Breaches Expose 30 Million South Africans

And an image sharing site warns 8 million of its users' passwords may have been exposed, too.


"Burnout" Is Not Only a Personal Problem, It's a Workplace Problem

Highly stressful workplaces are often poorly designed, socially toxic, and exploitative environments.


Secretly Wish You Could Be Invisible? Science Is Getting Close

"Advanced technology can seem indistinguishable from magic."