The consulting practice within the General Services Administration's innovation lab will now help agencies solve digital challenges within specific policy verticals, beginning with finance.
With grants from the National Science Foundation, dozens of universities will research how Internet applications can boost American manufacturing.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology issued a draft publication Sept. 28 that will help federal enterprise email administrators, information security specialists and network managers better safeguard email.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology's authentication guidance document, known as NIST Special Publication 800-63, is being revised to better align with modern expectations of how to use authentication technologies within federal information systems, said Sean Brooks, privacy engineer at NIST.
Cyber intrusions that result in embarrassing social media posts or websites going dark are hardly blips on the radar for White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel.
More than 60 percent of all federal IT specialists cannot say for sure or do not believe their working units are able to recruit the talent necessary for their jobs, according to a federal poll of all the government's workers.
The Postal Service reports that on-time delivery performance is improving, but auditors at the Government Accountability Office are skeptical because figures presented by the agency only reflect about half of the mail it processes.
Across the globe, a dearth of digital skills in the government workforce presents a major challenge to the delivery of digital services, according to a survey of public sector leaders.
Nuclear energy facilities worldwide are highly vulnerable to cyber attacks as a result of pervasive technical and cultural challenges, London-based think tank Chatham House said.
A review of Defense Department acquisition reveals encouraging results in terms of cost savings and performance, but also shows that an overly cautious approach to contracting may result in missed technological opportunities.
The Government Accountability Office opened the doors to its Center of Audit Excellence Oct. 1, which will provide fee-based products and services to domestic and international accountability organizations.
The Defense Department initiated a policy that would require contractors in its Defense Industrial Base, or DIB, information sharing network to report certain cyber breaches in all contracts with the department.
The Central Intelligence Agency is embracing cloud computing technology to help ease the burden of computing-intensive analytics programs that produce intelligence for its agents. It's also opening doors that will help the CIA to partner with innovative vendors in the big data market.
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Federal workers may finally be able to breathe a sigh of relief, as cybersecurity experts say the recent theft of more than 5 million fingerprints doesn't pose a serious risk.
The Office of Personnel Management announced Thursday that it has begun sending notification letters to those individuals affected by recent breaches on the agency's systems.
Five fake speeding ticket notices released by the Sate Department on Wednesday were just a glimpse into the spear phishing attempts targeted at Hillary Clinton's email account.
"We need to make credible threats. We need to have countries believe that we will respond with some punitive action," James Andrew Lewis, director of the strategic technologies program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, told lawmakers.
As part of the Army's data center consolidation efforts, the service will merge data centers run by several Army components into a single facility run by a commercial cloud service provider at Redstone Arsenal in Alabama, reports Federal News Radio.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology issued Sept. 30 a draft reference model to help agencies design attribute-based access control systems.