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House Oversight Passes FITARA Backup Plan

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The panel moved along a standalone bill to extend sunsetting provisions—just in case.

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Is That Really You Typing? New DOD Tech Will Know

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In its quest to drop common access cards, the Defense Department is piloting an authentication system based on the nuances of users' typing.

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Instead of Hacking Self-Driving Cars, Researchers Are Trying to Hack the World They See

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A sticker applied to a stop sign could be disastrous.

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How Twitter Fuels Anxiety

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The anxious can often find a supportive community through tweeting, but the nature of the social media site can exacerbate symptoms.

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Advisory Group: Before You Plug in that Smart Device, We Need to Have a Talk

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A government-industry group is prepping a plan for how makers of connected devices should talk about security with customers.

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U.S. Digital Services Shares First Priorities Under Trump

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The tech team has new allies but many familiar projects.

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How State Department Prioritized Passport Customers

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During peak passport processing, the agency is doing more with fewer employees.

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What You Should Do Instead of Sending Angry Emails to Your Enemies

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The consequences of a vicious email can be dire.

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Here’s What You Need to Know Now About U.S. Customs Searches of Your Phone

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Data stored exclusively on the cloud is off-limits for now.

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The Scientific Reason No One Wants To See Your PowerPoint Presentation

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Its linear format isn’t designed for an audience raised on moving images.

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Facial Recognition Coming to Police Body Cameras

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An approach to machine learning inspired by the human brain is about to revolutionize street search.

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How to Use the New and Improved Google Drive

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Users have a new path for backing up files.

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Watch This Extorted Money Get Lost in the Expanse of the Blockchain

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How to launder digital money.

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Top Cyber Diplomat Stepping Down

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Chris Painter has been the State Department’s cyber coordinator since the office was launched in 2011.

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Insider Trader Learns the Hard Way: Don’t Google ‘Insider Trading’

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The SEC brought charges against a scientist who asked the internet how to avoid SEC detection.

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Watchdog: Without a Plan, Motor Carrier Safety Agency Can’t Update I.T.

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A GAO report dinged the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for a half-baked IT modernization plan.

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Trump Adds to GSA Leadership

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The president appointed an associate administrator to the Office of Governmentwide Policy.

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More Silicon Valley Tech Workers Were Born Outside the U.S. Than In It

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It turns out that almost every major tech hub has more foreign-born workers than domestic ones.

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This Startup Has Big Plans for the Moon—And Its Rocks

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Moon Express is planning a lunar landing for this year and unveiled its plans on Capitol Hill.

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Hackers Take Aim at Trump Hotels and Hard Rock Hotels and Casinos

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Just another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.

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When Companies Get Hacked, Should They Be Allowed to Hack Back?

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It’s an idea that resurfaces after high-profile cyberattacks, despite most firms’ lack of enthusiasm about it.

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The Worst Behaviors of Bad Bosses, Ranked

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There are many different ways to be a good boss, but if your goal is to be a bad boss, it’s pretty clear what you have to do.

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House Boosts CYBERCOM Budget But Cuts NIST Funds

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The House version of the defense authorization bill requires a Pentagon and State Department cyber strategy.

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It Will Take Human-Machine Teams to Fight Cyber Threats, McAfee CTO Says

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Artificial intelligence won’t replace humans, but it will change the way they work.

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Survey: Feds Still Use Shadow I.T. to Do Their Jobs

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Many federal employees turn to personal devices to boost their productivity, a recent survey found.

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Government Advisory Group Preps ‘Moonshot’ Plan to Fight Botnets

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The DHS advisory body also finalized a report on how government should prepare for AI, quantum computing and other emerging tech.

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One of the Most Popular Freelance Job Sites Has Added an Option to Hire a Bot

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The site isn’t selling bots for hire directly, but it has created a database of people who can whip one up quickly.

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How Will The Pentagon Create Its AIs? The Algorithmic-Warfare Team Is Charting a Path

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Over the next 36 months, an algorithmic-warfare team will draw up a model for splitting the work between government and industry.

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Keep Hackers Out of Your Netflix and Hulu Accounts

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Only you can binge watch on your account.

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Senator Seeks Answers on Poor IT Vetting at OPM

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Two years after a major breach, a recent audit found OPM rushed through security reviews and one lawmaker wants to know why.

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House Extends FITARA Provisions On Data Centers, IT Dashboard

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A few parts were slated to sunset.

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Why Are Companies Trying to Make it Illegal to Repair Our Electronic Devices?

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Users’ right to repair objects they own is in jeopardy.

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U.S. Won't Launch a Military Space Corps—For Now

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Russian and Chinese anti-satellite weapons testing has raised the profile of space conflict in recent years.

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DOD Officials: Use AI-Fueled Systems to Inform Policy-Makers, Not To Kill

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Artificial intelligence is taking on a growing role in intelligence analysis in North Korea.

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A Farmer-Focused Agency Wants to Ditch Data Centers Completely

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"Farmers don’t care that I run a data center," an Agriculture Department chief information officer said.

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If It Cracked Down on Password Sharing, Netflix Could Probably Make $400M More a Year

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Twelve percent of adults who use streaming services like Netflix have used credentials from someone outside of their household at some point.

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Lawmakers Worry GSA's Reorganization Politicizes Buying

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A House Oversight subcommittee questioned why the General Services Administration's moved its tech units under the acquisition office and shifted to a politically appointed commissioner.

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Here’s Why a U.S.-Russia Cyber Working Group Could Do Some Good

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The group could focus on areas of common interest without stepping back on election hacking, but some experts still say it’s a silly idea.

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Office of American Innovation Targets Federal Customer Service

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“If we can just make individual people’s everyday lives 20 percent better, that would be a huge contribution,” White House adviser Chriss Liddell said.

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But His Emails!

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The latest White House scandal brings the nation’s attention back to the inbox.

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Microsoft to Expand Broadband in Rural Areas

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The tech giant wants to bring more internet to more people.

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Millennials Pose Greatest IT Security Risk of Any Group, Survey Says

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Millennials use unapproved apps, Generation X members ignore security policies and baby boomers get phished.

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Remote Workers Earn More, Quit Less And Are Happier Than Their Office-Bound Counterparts

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One researcher says requiring employees to be in the office is an outdated work tradition.

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How FedRAMP Keeps Getting Faster

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The accreditation time frame is shrinking and GSA is working with the Office of American Innovation to speed up even more.

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House Homeland Budget Plans $1.8B for Cyber Unit, Cuts Research

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The moves are largely consistent with the president’s budget request.

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The Technology That Will Make It Impossible for You to Believe What You See

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With these techniques, it’s difficult to discern between videos of real people and computerized impostors that can be programmed to say anything.

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MIT Researchers Can Now Track AI’s Decisions Back to Single Neurons

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AI researchers have had a breakthrough.

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Battle For the Net To Wage War Across Your Browser

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Prepare for online protests to support net neutrality.

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DATA Act: Agile's First Governmentwide Win

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Governmentwide projects are particularly complicated, but here's one that ends on time and under budget.

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Here’s How Comics Can Boost Cyber Training

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A DHS grantee created a web comic template for cyber training.

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