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DHS Inoculating Labs Against Hacks That Could Release Dangerous Diseases

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The department is developing ways to secure federal research facilities from cyberattacks on their internet-connected controls.

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Tech Is Central To Pentagon’s Management Reform

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The new chief management officer, and his purview over IT, are part of bigger reform efforts at the Defense Department, according to a former official.

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Tech Giants Spent $50 Million Lobbying U.S. Last Year

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Tech companies spent a lot of money lobbying in 2017.

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Trump Year Two Starts with Major Tech and Cyber Vacancies

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Roughly one-quarter of agency CIOs and one-third of CISOs are serving on an acting basis one year into the Trump administration.

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Vendors Can Still Weigh in GAO’s 5-Year Tech Contract

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The oversight office extended the deadline for industry to give advice on its coming modernization contract.

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Cure Your Bad Habits With "Sludge," the Productivity Tip You've Never Heard Of

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Small barriers to negative actions can help improve outcomes.

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The New Way Your Computer Can Be Attacked

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Unprecedented computer-chip vulnerabilities exposed this month paint a grim picture of the future of cybersecurity.

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How the Government Shutdown Disrupted SpaceX's Plans

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The government shutdown shows just how much budget fights in Washington could derail Elon Musk’s rocket ambitions.

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White House Says All Feds Should Expect to Return to Work Tuesday

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Three-day shutdown only led to a half-day furlough for most non-excepted feds.

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Edward Snowden Is Campaigning Against the World’s Largest Biometric ID Program

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Aadhaar, India’s 12-digit unique identification number program that has been under fire for its security and privacy systems.

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Agencies Become Anti-Social Amid Shutdown

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The Transportation Security Agency will still answer weird travel questions on Twitter though.

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Massive Reduction in FBI Cyber Crime Takedowns Was Result of Definition Change

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Stricter guidelines on what counts as a disruption or dismantlement led to a 10X reduction.

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How to Recycle Your Old Tech

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Almost everything can be recycled. Even that mysterious cord that goes to nothing.

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A Shutdown Smorgasbord for Tired Techies

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Amazon's turning to artificial intelligence to get rid of store lines while YouTube is still tuning its algorithms to flag objectionsable content.

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Russian Twitterbots Are Blaming the US Shutdown on Democrats

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In the last 48 hours, Russia-linked Twitter accounts tweeted #schumershutdown more than any other hashtag.

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Senate Strikes Deal, Moves to Reopen Government

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Government shutdown expected to end just hours after agencies sent employees home.

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Even Short Government Shutdowns Impact Contractors

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Prolonged funding lapse could have a significant impact on companies' cash flow and their employees' paychecks.

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What Happens to Astronauts During a Government Shutdown?

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How NASA scales down to a skeleton crew when Congress misses a big budget deadline

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Design a Long-Haul Drone And Win Up to $320,000

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A National Institute of Standards and Technology contest wants the drone that can haul the most for the longest flight time.

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Shutdown Continues Into a Third Day

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In the shutdown's shadow, Congress also renewed controversial internet spying powers.

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Ford CEO Jim Hackett on the Future of Computing, Cities, and Self-Driving Cars

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Hackett overseen new initiatives at the car company.

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The Robots of 2018 Are iPads on Wheels

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Information robots took over the robot section of CES 2018.

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The Real Reasons Why the Government Shut Down

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Immigration isn’t the only sticking point.

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Amazon Won't Ask Your Old Salary, a Rule That May Actually Hurt Women

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Amazon plans to hire at least 100,000 new employees in the US this year.

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Trump Team Enters New, Risky Territory on Shutdown Budgeting

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Administration may be skirting the limits of its legal authority to carry forward and transfer funding.

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Government Shuts Down After Senate Rejects One-Month Stopgap Spending Bill

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Lawmakers did not come up with an alternate plan in time for the midnight deadline.

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State CIOs Want Federal Agencies to Get Out of Their Way

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NASCIO’s advocacy priorities cite duplicative and conflicting security regulations and audits as a waste of time and money.

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NASA Is Testing A Nuclear Reactor

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It's one way to help us survive on Mars.

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Pentagon Deputy Tapped For Powerful New Management Role

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The chief management officer position would focus on business reform but include IT and data management responsibilities.

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UPDATED: See Who Gets Sent Home in a Shutdown

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Some agencies would furlough virtually everyone, while others would remain completely open if there is a lapse in appropriations.

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DHS Contract Aims To Make Sharing Cyber Threat Data Easier Than Ever

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The contract would add advanced search functions its IMPACT database.

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In Case of Shutdown, These Agencies Want Your Government Phone Off

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For some feds, the only authorized use of a government-issued device during a shutdown is seeing if they need to go back to work.

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Is 2018 the Year Congress Finally Passes 'Dig Once' Broadband Legislation?

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Advocates worry the allure of Trump’s elusive infrastructure package is stalling improved Internet access, particularly in rural America.

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Federal Email Authentication Deployment Has More Than Doubled Since DHS Order. What’s Next?

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Here's what agencies need to know about the next phase.

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House Narrowly Passes Stopgap Spending Bill, But Shutdown Threat Remains

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Continuing resolution to keep agencies open through Feb. 16 will face a tougher vote in the Senate.

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To Unleash Blockchain's Potential, Government Must Direct Its Growth

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One of the biggest issues federal agencies run into with blockchain projects is making sure sensitive data doesn't fall into the wrong hands.

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Kaspersky Seeks Immediate Halt to Federal Government Ban

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The procedural move is unlikely to prevail, a former cybercrime prosecutor says.

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Apple CEO Says iPhone Users Will Soon Be Able to Disable Battery Management

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The company is continuing its apology tour for intentionally slowing down phones.

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Lebanese Spy Agency Likely Behind Fake Messaging Apps, Researchers Say

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The nation-state-run campaign being called Dark Caracal has been ongoing, undetected for years, despite not being all that sophisticated.

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Here’s How to Stop Squelching New Ideas, Eric Schmidt’s Advisory Board Tells DoD

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An exclusive preview of the Defense Innovation Board’s new recommendations for James Mattis.

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Beltway Hosts 3 Amazon HQ2 Finalists

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Amazon narrows the 238 proposals it received to build its next headquarters to 20 finalists.

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How APIs Can Reshape the Defense Department Enterprise

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By leveraging APIs, Defense stands to realize substantial increases in productivity and reductions in costs.

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When Will Astronauts Launch From U.S. Soil Again?

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NASA is hopeful SpaceX and Boeing will soon free the country from dependency on Russia, but delays abound.

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A Popular Algorithm Is No Better at Predicting Crimes Than Random People

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The COMPAS tool is widely used to assess a defendant’s risk of committing more crimes, but a new study puts its usefulness into perspective.

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House Votes to Restore Top Cyber Diplomat’s Office

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The vote is a rare rift on cyber policy with the Trump administration.

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Despite Progress, Social Platforms Still Not Terrorist-Proof

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Google To Build 3 Undersea Internet Cables

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The company hopes to create more reliable connectivity for international customers.

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Google Wants to Make Building an AI Algorithm as Easy as Drag and Drop

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In the battle for the cloud, this could provide an advantage.

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How the Cloud Helps FEMA Scale and Improve Disaster Response

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Cloud infrastructure has helped the emergency management agency deliver services more efficiently.

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Republicans Rally Ranks for Month-Long Spending Bill to Avoid Shutdown

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House Speaker Paul Ryan said he is hopeful "cool heads" will prevent agencies from closing.

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