US-CERT warns of phishing scams exploiting fears of Ebola virus
An alert has been issued by the Department of Homeland security warning citizens about online fraud schemes using information on Ebola to trick victims into cli...
DHS given greater authority to scan agency networks for vulnerabilities
It was announced in early October that the Department of Homeland Security has been granted the authority to regularly scan federal civilian agencies for networ...
4 men indicted for breaching U.S. Army networks
It was revealed today that the Justice Department has charged four men with hacking into the computer systems of a variety of tech organizations, as well as the...
Crowdsourced contests vulnerable to malicious behavior, new study finds
A new academic study released recently has found that the crowdsourced competitions that have become so popular with government agencies of late may actually be...
Federal government recruits tech experts for better IT capabilities
Government agencies have been notorious in their inability to be transparent with their disclosure of information to the public.
Government looks to successful examples for data center consolidation
Data center consolidation has been at the forefront of government IT initiatives recently as the 2015 deadline for footprint reduction continues to draw near.
Local governments benefit from insights offered by big data
As organizations amass a growing amount of information, the use of big data has been shown to offer numerous advantages in practically every industry.
New concerns iCloud exploit could be used to target government agencies
There are new concerns that the iCloud hack that caused numerous celebrities’ sensitive photos to be leaked on the Web could allow hackers to target the service...
New Federal CTO announced
It was announced this week that the White House has chosen Megan Smith, a Google executive, to be the next federal chief technology officer.
Government seeks to better regulate big data processes
Big data is a relatively new trend that organizations are still attempting to navigate and understand how to leverage effectively.