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Federal Government Is Concerned Coworkers Don’t Hang Out As Much As They Used To

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A newly released unusual document highlights that Americans spend less time with their colleagues than they did in the 1970s.

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Safe From WannaCry? Thank the Government.

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DHS secretary describes an active government campaign to limit the virus’ spread.

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DHS: Biometrics Could Cut the Over 700K Visa Overstays

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About 1.47 percent of foreign travelers with visas overstayed their expected departure.

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Apple Wants to Teach You How to Code Apps

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Learn to code, the iPhone way.

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San Francisco to Delivery Robots: Get Off the Damn Sidewalk

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A city lawmaker has proposed legislation banning autonomous delivery-bots. But the battle over who gets to use the sidewalk may just be getting started.

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There Is a Place for USDS, 18F in Trump Administration

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U.S. Digital Service would receive $19 million, while 18F would get $21 million.

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Trump’s First Defense Budget Has North Korea Written All Over It

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There’s lots of money in the Pentagon’s 2018 spending proposal to stop missiles of the sort that Pyongyang keeps launching.

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CYBERCOM Budget Request Focused on Elevation to Full Command

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The command is hard at work prepping for elevation, but with no strict timeline, Adm. Michael Rogers said.

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Agencies Struggle to Stop Using Social Security Numbers as Identifiers

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Ten years after agencies were to limit using SSNs, they've seen "limited success," GAO said.

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For Trump’s Budget to Work, the US Will Need the Biggest Technology Boom Since World War II

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In order to deliver both massive tax cuts and end U.S. borrowing within the decade, Trump’s budget forecasts the U.S. economy will grow at a real rate of more than 3 percent

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Who Are the Shadow Brokers?

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What is—and isn’t—known about the mysterious hackers leaking National Security Agency secrets

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The Galaxy S8 Iris Scanner Is Easily Hacked

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Biometrics aren't necessarily hack proof.

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Here’s How the Trump Budget Treats Cyber

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The budget hikes some cyber spending at DHS and FBI but cuts R&D.

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The Bumps, Cuts and Zeros in Trump’s Tech Budget

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Federal IT sees an overall boost in spending, but many research programs take a hit.

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Trump Budget Creates $228M Technology Modernization Fund

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Agencies would be able to borrow from the fund to update systems, but they would need to pay it back.

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Coding Is Not 'Fun,' It’s Technically and Ethically Complex

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Insisting on the glamor and fun of coding is the wrong way to acquaint kids with computer science.

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Contract to Watch: State Department's $850M Effort to Revamp Passports and Services

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The Bureau of Consular Affairs is aiming for better customer service for passports and renewals.

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Senator Presses FTC on Hackable Toys

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Internet-connected toys can expose children’s personal information or be used as surveillance tools.

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32 Optometrists Without Indoor Plumbing And Other Facts You Can Find In Census Data

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MapD created an interactive dashboard visualizing ACS data.

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How to Check if a Phone Is Lost or Stolen

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Know before you buy.

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Many Workers at 'World-Changing' Tech Companies Might as Well Work at Wal-Mart

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The tech industry’s nontech workforce has a very different experience than Silicon Valley's software engineers.

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Hackers Launch Hack-of-the-Month Club, Target DocuSign Users and Food Ordering Service

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

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The Government Wants You to Stop the Next Edward Snowden

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For security clearance holders, the DHS campaign “If You See Something Say Something” is not a slogan—it’s a mandate.

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The People Who Fight Hacking and Cybercrime Are Turning to Designers For Help

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Visualize the cyberattack to fight the cyberattack

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Government Needs Strategic Vision for Emerging Tech, Advisory Group Says

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The Trump administration should tackle networking speed advances like the Obama administration did cloud, NSTAC draft report says.

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Get to Know Android O's Latest Features

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Android's new operating system is designed for convenience.

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Pentagon Mapmakers Want To Tap Mobile Ad Technology. Here's Why.

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NGA is scoping private-sector technology at incubators in Boston, Austin and New York.

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Congress Questions Software Bug Hoarding, WannaCry Patches and Modern Pirates

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The PATCH Act is an effort to balance “national security and general cybersecurity,” Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, part of a group that introduced the bill, said in a statement.

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GAO to Agencies: Get a Data Center Plan

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A handful of agencies are doing the bulk of the government's consolidation and that's a problem, GAO said.

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4 Ways the Average Person Can Avoid Ransomware

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Better safe than hacked.

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Your IT Job Is at Risk if You Currently Do These Things for a Living

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It's time to broaden your skill set.

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At the Heart of Laptop Ban Debate, Officials Ask Which Is Worse: Bombs or Accidental Battery Fires?

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Travelers flying from Europe to the U.S. won’t yet have to part with their laptops and tablets.

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Lawmakers To Trump: Without A Science Adviser, You'll Keep Falling For Fake News

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Democrats urged the president to hire a qualified OSTP director to help sort fact from alt-fact.

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DHS Lags on Some FITARA Benchmarks

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In all three cases, DHS said it had achieved the milestone, but GAO’s review found otherwise.

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White House Adviser Wants to Move Cyber Risk Decisions Up the Chain

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Cybersecurity Coordinator Rob Joyce also urged members of an advisory board to help the government combat botnets.

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McAfee VP: Cyber Executive Order Could Signal Windfall for Contractors

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The order, and other recent bills, could mean more investments in private-sector cyber services, according to Candace Worley, McAfee’s chief technical strategist.

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How Well Does Twitter Know You?

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Here's how to find out.

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Victims of the WannaCry Ransomware Attacks Have Stopped Paying Up

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The ransomware affected nearly 300,000 computers across the globe.

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Bill Aims to Clarify When and How the Government Discloses Software Vulnerabilities

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The Protecting our Ability To Counter Hacking, or PATCH, Act, is an effort to balance “national security and general cybersecurity,” said a senator.

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Report: Mar-a-Lago and Other Trump Properties Have Lax Cybersecurity

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Some Trump properties' cyber practices don't measure up, according to a team of reporters.

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Senate Staffers Can Now Use Encryption App Signal

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The Senate embraces encryption once again.

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House Passes IT Modernization Bill

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The bill's fast movement highlights the bipartisan concern lawmakers share regarding the nation’s aging federal technology.

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Hiring Cyber Talent Is Key In Pentagon's Potential 'Offensive Measures'

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The federal government needs to be prepared to "engage in offensive measures, if required," a deputy general counsel said.

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What Are Microservices and Why Should Government Care?

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The General Services Administration is experimenting with some of the easy-to-tweak services that power online shopping.

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Stop Blaming NSA for the Ransomware Attack

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An inside look at how the intelligence community deals with the exploitable software bugs it finds.

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The Secret to Better Weather Forecasts Could Be in Meteorologists' Eyes

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NOAA is using eye-tracking technologies on weather forecasters to ascertain how they adjust to more, faster data on their video monitors.

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Cyberwar Is Officially Crossing Over Into the Real World

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Online warfare already affects wreaks havoc on the physical world, and it's only going to get worse.

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GAO Lists Pros and Cons of Internet of Things for Congress

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The agency examined the costs and benefits of the growing market, per a congressional request.

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These Homeland Security Cyber Tools Are Now Available for Private Sector

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DHS’ tech transfer office is promoting eight new technologies to industry for commercialization or pilots.

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Army Wants to Let Troops off the ‘Digital Leash.’ That’s Easier Said Than Done.

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Gen. Mark Milley’s injunction against IT-enabled micromanagement will require leaders at all levels to re-think what it means to be part of the profession of arms.

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