Third-party contractor software exploited in attack on HHS data

An official with the Department of Health and Human Services said attackers gained access to data by exploiting a major vulnerability found in the popular MOVEit file transfer service.


Citizens are helping government reach its ambitious scientific goals

The government is looking for everyday people to help collect, study or parse information related to various scientific projects.


Navy gets new cyber categories

The move will make it so cryptologists and IT professionals no longer have additional duties in cyberspace operations.

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How Federal Agencies Can Enhance Collaboration to Implement, Scale Agile Frameworks

To drive a successful Agile framework, federal agencies must implement collaboration software equipped for the modern workplace.

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Can NIH help drive health data access?

The National Institutes of Health is aiming to address challenges with public health data interoperability by setting new data-sharing expectations.


We like to think we are best at digital, but maybe not

COMMENTARY: Steve Kelman thinks the United States could learn a few things about technology-enhanced infrastructure from Europe and China.

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US and Sweden to partner on emerging energy research

Strengthening basic research for critical scientific areas, including nuclear fusion, is the focus of a renewed partnership between the two countries.


Critical cyber threats persist on federal networks despite recent directives

Hundreds of devices on federal networks remain in apparent violation of a recent Binding Operational Directive from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, according to a new report. 


Congress must use budget power to move tech firms out of Beijing’s orbit, former lawmaker says

Former congressman and Under Secretary of the Army Patrick Murphy said lawmakers need to be focused “like a bulldog on a bone” when ensuring the U.S. is positioned to compete with China’s tech ambitions.

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Securing Hybrid Work Requires a Platform with Endpoint and Data Protection

To empower your users to stay productive from anywhere without risking your valuable data, you need a cloud-native security solution with adaptive controls.


White House unveils fiscal 2025 cybersecurity investment priorities

The administration is urging agencies to align their fiscal 2025 budget requests with recent guidance that prioritizes strengthening federal networks and systems against cyber intrusions.


The federal government must lead on infrastructure cybersecurity

COMMENTARY | Federal leaders must take lessons learned from network protection efforts to empower state and local governments and critical infrastructure operators.

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Multiagency plan aims to boost biotechnology workforce

A new national strategy to grow the U.S.’s biotechnology sector focuses on workforce training and curriculum development. 


House, Senate China hawks concerned White House will let TikTok stay in the US

Key Republican lawmakers in the House and Senate warned that tweaked language in a new Commerce Department rule could lay the groundwork for TikTok’s proposal to store U.S. users’ data in the country.


CISA to launch new cyber supply chain resource hub

The new resource center will allow federal agencies and industry stakeholders to get their hands on practical tools to help meet new cyber supply chain risk management.

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DHS looks to invest in digital credentialing

The department’s Silicon Valley Innovation Program issued a new solicitation looking for privacy-preserving digital credential wallets and verifiers.

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Caller ID woes contributed to SSA disability backlog

Disability determinations at the Social Security Administration slowed during the worst days of the pandemic, and a hitch in a mobile device service played a part.


The digital future may rely on ultrafast optical electronics and computers

COMMENTARY | About a decade ago, scientific efforts hit the speed limit of semiconductor-based transistors.

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Inside DHS’ quest to streamline customer experience and ease public burden

The Department of Homeland Security’s CIO detailed how his agency saved the public 20 million hours accessing agency services in a move that signals a major culture change.


Legislation would expand and extend government’s counterdrone authority

Bipartisan legislation in the House and Senate would extend DHS and DOJ’s authority to mitigate the threat posed by unmanned aircraft systems, while also providing state and local law enforcement with enhanced counter-detection capabilities.