Saying federal agencies are "incapable of adequately protecting sensitive information from improper disclosure," a privacy watchdog group this week urged the Office of Personnel Management to limit the amount of personal information it collects on job applications and focus instead on data protection.
If you think you might need a security clearance someday, be careful what you post on Facebook. Those in charge of the clearance process are now authorized to review publicly available social media information in addition to the information they have historically collected.
Twitter on Sunday cut off U.S. intelligence agencies' access to a third-party service that sifts through public Twitter feeds for its clients, The Wall Street Journal reported.
When it comes to being alerted to a national health emergency by the U.S. government, people want the human touch – even if it comes through the TV.
Using the site is like "typing your information into the black hole," said Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) during the meeting.
The Social Security Administration needs to look at "transformative technologies" that anticipate customers' needs to avoid becoming technologically useless to its customers, according to the agency's CIO, Rob Klopp.
The State Department's official Twitter account for the Bureau of Consular Affairs, @TravelGov, got a bit more than it bargained for yesterday with a tweet related to its #springbreakingbadly campaign.
FirstNet is the latest government organization to join social media blogging platform Tumblr, and it's doing so to spread stories of success in its mission to provide a broadband network to all first responders in the U.S.
President Obama will announce his nominee to the Supreme Court on Wednesday and the White House unveiled this morning a variety of digital resources to support the news.
As the federal government rounds out the U.S. Digital Registry – its recently unveiled, authoritative directory of social media accounts, mobile apps and mobile websites – mobile data from agencies is lacking.