The National Institute of Standards and Technology has announced it will begin accepting applications for a new round of competitive grants to help address challenges to the growth of advanced manufacturing in the United States.
Poor planning and oversight led to significant cost increases, schedule delays and flawed functionality of the federal website and systems that is the centerpiece of the president's healthcare program, congressional investigators said in a new report released July 30.
The House has passed a bill requiring any new federal website that collects personal data to be certified as functional and secure prior to launch.
In a letter to the FAA's Regulations Division, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation states that the administration's Special Rule for Model Aircraft is too narrowly defined and would limit the use and development of certain technologies.
Officially, Lauri Love was charged by a federal grand jury in the Eastern District of Virginia with conspiracy, causing damage to a protected computer, access device fraud and aggravated identity theft, according to an FBI statement July 24.
A recently published paper from the New American Foundation says that the National Security Agency's surveillance programs are causing "significant damage" to U.S. interests and the global Internet community.
The Defense Information Systems Agency closed its Huntsville, Ala., data center on May 30, a move that is expected to save the Defense Department about $3.2 annually.
New study promotes creation of professional association to address cybersecurity workforce shortfall
A new study calls for the creation of a professional association to address the shortage of highly trained cybersecurity experts who can deal with cyber hackers, thefts, attacks and disruptions, and vulnerabilities.
The report noted that the agency did not know when its offices were using cloud computing capabilities nor could the EPA provide evidence that it could access contractor's cloud networks for auditing and investigative purposes.
The SSA's Disability Case Processing System, or DCPS, has failed to produce a working system after more than six years of development and $288 million, according to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
The Census Bureau is combing the industry for information about how it could improve the presence of its public-facing website as well as search and navigation functionality.
Cyber attackers could potentially gain access to critical weather satellite systems through interconnected information systems, an internal Commerce Department audit has found.
The U.S. Army is developing pocket-sized drones for soldiers, potentially providing individual squads with the ability to safely look for enemies around the corner or in a nearby building.
The Defense Department is not doing enough to track how its research and development efforts successfully transition to acquisition programs or are fielded, a new Government Accountability Office report found.
Army researchers are looking into ways to make food for soldiers using 3-D printing, a July 18 Army statement says. The research is coming from the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center to help with the Combat Feeding Directorate.
A recent internal audit found that NASA lacked some security measures around its Space Network Project and the White Sands Complex.
The investigation by the HHS inspector general found a number of flaws in the program launch, notably in physical security, enrollment, system access and web security.
The White House has released a new plan to better coordinate how the government conducts, manages and maintains its Earth-observing scientific systems.
NASA is spending more money than it should to maintain one of its software verification and validation facilities, leaving less funding to evaluate the software, a report by the space agency's inspector general found.
The Justice Department said July 22 that it has intervened in a whistleblower lawsuit against Symantec Corp., alleging the company "knowingly" submitted false claims on a General Services Administration software contract that involved hundreds of millions of dollars.