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State Department argues against ‘cyber arms’ treaty

Senior State Department official says cyber is fundamentally different than any sort of conventional military or diplomatic arena, urges ongoing and multilateral development of ‘norms’ in global Internet talks.

Written by Kenneth Corbin26 May 16 23:02

Why early STEM education will drive the U.S. economy

The Obama administration pushes to start kids on science and technology education at a young age to elevate the nation’s competitive position socially and economically.

Written by Kenneth Corbin22 April 16 22:34

White-hat hackers key to securing connected cars

Federal regulator warns of security and privacy risks in connected cars, calling on manufacturers to partner with white-hat hackers to seek out flaws and vulnerabilities.

Written by Kenneth Corbin13 Feb. 16 00:07

State CIOs agenda targets cybersecurity

NASCIO's federal policy agenda for new year looks to expand resources to secure critical infrastructure, recruit top talent and ease the burden of federal regulations.

Written by Kenneth Corbin16 Jan. 16 00:49

2016 will be a big year for health IT

Administration officials and lawmakers look ahead to policy changes that would improve EHR usability and interoperability in the coming years.

Written by Kenneth Corbin10 Dec. 15 16:34

Federal CIOs struggle to recruit and retain top IT talent

Government officials stress the need for CIOs to step up IT recruiting and training efforts. They also stress the need to engage more actively with younger workers as they groom the next generation of agency leaders.

Written by Kenneth Corbin01 Dec. 15 18:38

Feds look to breathe new life into legacy IT

Federal IT managers believe that they can breathe new life into a majority of aging applications, but say modernization as an ‘urgent’ priority.

Written by Kenneth Corbin30 Nov. 15 19:23

CIOs receive low marks on IT reform report card

Nearly a year after the sweeping FITARA overhaul took effect, agencies continue to struggle in areas like risk reporting and data center consolidation, but lawmakers acknowledge IT reform is a work in progress.

Written by Kenneth Corbin10 Nov. 15 19:18

Government CIOs and CISOs under siege by insider threats

As the Office of Management and Budget rolls out a framework to help agencies advance their cybersecurity posture, a new report highlights pervasive vulnerabilities from insiders.

Written by Kenneth Corbin09 Nov. 15 17:51

NSA chief warns cyberthreats persist despite China accord

White House reaches an agreement with China over cybersecurity as NSA Director Michael Rogers cautions that a formal non-proliferation agreement won't deter emerging threats from non-state actors.

Written by Kenneth Corbin28 Sept. 15 18:26