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White House Group Offers Sneak Peek of Health I.T. Goals

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The National Science and Technology Council seeks feedback on a health IT framework.

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One Way to Hide Your Data from Digital Border Searches

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A popular password manager unveiled a feature to temporarily remove data from devices.

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Hack Back Comes Back and Online Privacy Won’t Go Away

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Lawmakers take second swipes at hot-button issues.

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These Agencies' Websites Are Easiest To Understand

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The Plain Writing Act requires agencies to make their content simpler, but not everyone’s on board, according to a report.

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To Embrace Emerging Tech, Governments Need Supporting Talent, Survey Says

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However, hiring is a persistent challenge for public agencies across the globe.

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These Senators Want You to Hack DHS

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A new bill would create a bug bounty program at the Homeland Security Department similar to programs at the Pentagon and GSA.

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U.S. Embassies Lag on Digital Security

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One-third of vetted posts weren’t doing routine information security checks.

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The Rocket Startup About to Eat Elon Musk’s Lunch

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Rocket Lab is aiming to put small satellites in low Earth orbit at a fraction of the cost of even SpaceX

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Distracted Drivers May Actually Benefit From Using Tech While Driving

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What we really need is technology that holds us accountable for our driving behaviors and encourages us to focus on the road, not our phones.

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Airport Security Lines Are About to Get Worse―A Perfect Advertisement for TSA PreCheck

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Your laptop isn’t the only item you’ll have to part with at airport security.

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How Interior Department Stopped a Phishing Attack

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The phishing attack compromised more than 100 employees' credentials.

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How Apple Watches Could Detect a Stroke

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The watch currently has a basic heart rate sensor to monitor a wearer's pulse during exercise, but what if it could do more?

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DHS Secretary Promises Report on Russian Antivirus Use at Agency

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Lawmakers have grown increasingly concerned about alleged links between the cybersecurity firm Kaspersky and Russian intelligence.

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Signal Jammers Stymie First Responders, and DHS Wants It To Stop

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Though they're banned in the U.S., illegally imported jammers could delay emergency responders.

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Interior Department IT Manager Admits to Credit Card Fraud

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The employee had to repay $3,554 in fraudulent charges and received a year’s probation.

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Impersonated Net Neutrality Commenters Want FCC Investigation

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A group of letter writers say their information was used fraudulently to post anti-net neutrality comments.

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Senators Urge 'Swift Action' on IT Modernization Bill

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Urgent security issues are one reason a bipartisan group wants the Senate to take action on the Modernizing Government Technology Act.

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There’s Finally a Drone That Might be Simple Enough for Anyone to Fly

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Who has two thumbs and can pilot a drone? You, probably.

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DARPA Picks Boeing To Build Its New Space Plane

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The research agency hopes its XS-1 jumpstarts a whole new industry of very-low-cost satellite launches.

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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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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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