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Pentagon Extends Commercial Health Records Pilot to Fourth Site

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The system will be tested at one of the largest military hospitals on the West Coast.

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Anyone Can Track You With $1,000 of Online Ads

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Privacy concerns have long swirled around how much information online advertising networks collect about people’s lives.

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Facebook’s Evidence of Russian Electoral Meddling Is Only ‘the Tip of the Iceberg’

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The ranking Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee believes Facebook, Google, and Twitter aren’t searching hard enough to learn the extent of Russian interference.

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Researchers Have Found an Unexpected Axis of North Korea’s Cyber Activity: India

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The country’s suspect cyber activities are unlikely to be coming only from inside North Korea itself.

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Pentagon to Scrub Kaspersky From Defense Systems Following DHS Ban

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The Defense Department is following a DHS directive to remove the Russian anti-virus from its systems but it’s not clear if the software was there in the first place.

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FDA CIO: Agile Is Simply Good Business

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One thing agencies need to do is get out of a reactive mode, the agency's CIO Todd Simpson said.

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On Second Thought, Keep Your Laptop With You, FAA Says

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Laptops in checked luggage actually increase the risk of fire.

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Twitter Has a Serious Bot Problem, and Wikipedia Might Have the Solution

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These automated accounts have become a headache for Twitter.

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Beware of Blockchain Hype But Keep Eyes on the Tech, HHS Official Says

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Some agencies are experimenting with the ledger system but it’s a long way from formal use.

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Hackers Hit Pizza Hut's Ordering While Breaches Expose 30 Million South Africans

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And an image sharing site warns 8 million of its users' passwords may have been exposed, too.

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How the U.S. Marshal Service Saved $300 Million By Identifying Over-Charging Prisons

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The service rents space for prisoners awaiting trial from federal, state and local jails—and realized that it needed some more leverage negotiating rates.

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"Burnout" Is Not Only a Personal Problem, It's a Workplace Problem

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Highly stressful workplaces are often poorly designed, socially toxic, and exploitative environments.

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Secretly Wish You Could Be Invisible? Science Is Getting Close

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"Advanced technology can seem indistinguishable from magic."

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Seattle Has 5 Big Pieces of Advice for Amazon’s HQ2 Winner

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Being HQ1 has been no picnic.

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Report: 1 in 4 Emails that Appear to Be Dot-Gov Addresses are Phishing Attempts

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The government just launched a major effort to prevent email spoofing.

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Google Introduces New Bug Bounty

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Cash is waiting for hackers who can find any flaws in these Android apps.

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Congress Makes Budget Progress, Gets Snubbed by Cyber Czar and Preps for Fake News Fights

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Senators also want to know why it's taking the agencies so long to remove Kaspersky anti-virus.

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Big Tech Companies Won’t Change Until They Are Regulated Like Banks

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There would be many bureaucratic hurdles to overcome, however.

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What One Tech-Focused Lawmaker Says Stands in the Way of Modernization

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Rep. Gerry Connolly renewed his call for the federal chief information officer and chief technology officer positions to be filled.

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This Technology Could Help Solve IED Detection — And Airport Security Too

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New radio-wave sensors are designed to suss out hidden explosives —whether in car bombs or carry-on laptops.

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Facebook Treats Its Ethical Failures Like Software Bugs, and That’s Why They Keep Happening

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Facebook should have anticipated that its ad platform could be misused.

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Mash Up Library of Congress Data, Maybe Win $5,000

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The Library of Congress launched a new data competition searching for new ways to use legislative data sets from Congress.gov.

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Senators Target Russian Election Meddling with Political Ad Bill

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The bill would require ads that run on Facebook, Twitter or other online platforms disclose who paid for them.

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How to Unlock Your Door With Your Phone

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Now your phone can be a new kind of key.

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Startup Funding Bill Makes A Comeback

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A group of lawmakers reintroduced the Startup Opportunity Accelerator Act, which would set aside funding for startup accelerators.

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Don’t Bet Against the Baltimore-Washington Area in Amazon’s HQ2 Search

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The region put in multiple bids: one from D.C., one from Baltimore and a joint proposal from two Northern Virginia counties.

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GAO Denies Northrop Grumman Protest in $1 Billion DHS Cybersecurity Contract Fight

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Northrop Grumman has been wrangling with contract winner Raytheon over the DOMino contract since 2015.

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I Just Coded My First AI Algorithm, and Oh Boy, It Felt Good

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Learning to code is not as hard as you might think.

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DeepMind Has a Bigger Plan for Its Newest Go-Playing AI

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AlphaGo was never just about board games.

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Mattis Opposes Splitting Defense CIO Duties

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The defense secretary’s letter also objects to a requirement that the Defense Department notify other nations before responding to cyber threats.

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Could the Senate’s Plan to Speed Up Bid Protests Backfire?

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A shorter timeframe to review contracting disputes could put significant stress on the Government Accountability Office.

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Google Announces Plan to Turn Toronto Neighborhood into Living Laboratory

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The development is the company's first foray into what it has described as "rebuilding cities from the Internet up.”

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Apple Responds to Face ID Controversy

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The tech giant has a lot of questions to answer.

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GSA, OPM Nominees Pledge to Build Public Trust Through Open Data Programs

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Emily Webster Murphy, GSA administrator nominee, pledged to expand open data programs while Jeff Pon, OPM director nominee, said he promised to ramp up information security efforts.

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This Tool Saves HUD Employees Weeks of Work

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House of Urban Development Department employees would take days and even weeks to fulfill lawmakers’ requests until the agency launched CART.

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Sharing Election Threat Info with States Won’t be One-Size-Fits-All, DHS Says

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Cyber threat information sharing strategies will vary state by state based on state preferences, a DHS official says.

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A New iPhone App Finds and Protects All the Sexy Photos on Your Device

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Artificial intelligence can help with this delicate problem.

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A Big Employer Is Finally Addressing a Major Pain Point for Job Applicants

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In the so-called war for talent, Johnson & Johnson is trying something unusual.

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What Happens to Your Email After You Die?

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What if you leave no will and people need to know what you wanted done with your stuff?

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Hackers Stole Information on Windows Vulnerabilities from Microsoft in 2013

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The theft occurred amid a string of attacks on other big tech companies like Apple and Facebook.

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At High-Risk for Being Hacked? Google Offers Special Security Program.

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Some users might want to stay extra safe.

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Microsoft Cloud Can Now Host Classified Pentagon Data

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The Defense Department will be able to send data that requires a secret-level security clearance to view to the company’s cloud.

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What Agencies Need to Navigate the AI Frontier

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Adopting artificial intelligence isn't a well-trodden path.

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4 Ideas to Prevent the Next Equifax

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Congress could create minimum breach notification standards, increase oversight and rein in Social Security numbers.

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DHS Wants to Stop the Next Anthrax Outbreak with Open Data

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The Homeland Security Department is offering $300,000 for data solutions that can detect biothreats before they spread.

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In the Future, Drones Will Charge Your Electric Car While You’re Driving

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For now, countries are focusing on adding charging stations.

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Russia’s Troll Factory Also Paid for 100 Activists in the US

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The trolls produced content aimed at riling both the left and right.

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Twitter's Harassment Problem Is Baked Into Its Design

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Many women recently boycotted the social network, protesting its failure as a public sphere where all voices are welcome.

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Americans Appreciate What Technology Has Done for Them More Than Equality and Civil Rights

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Nearly half of Americans feel this way.

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Is Your Agency Ready to Solve Its Problems?

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A Stanford faculty member says agencies need a specific infrastructure to support innovation programs.

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