Public- and private-sector leaders are starting to think about stepping up their defensive activities, by taking more active measures, including "hacking back."
The allegations stem from the participation of two individuals in the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure procurement with strong ties to Amazon Web Services.
Although the Technology Modernization Fund has awarded almost $60 million to four cloud projects so far, agencies are slow in spending it.
Oracle disputed the contracting officer's conclusion that a single-award contract will reap better terms for the Defense Department and that a single-award contract will be easier and less costly to secure and manage.
Some staff at the Federal Housing Finance Agency failed to follow the proper response protocols when subjected to a fake phishing attack, auditors say.
While legitimate fears about data vulnerability have limited agencies' attempts to share information, some are turning to new cryptographic techniques to protect privacy while data is processed.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is building a more permanent institutional capacity to tackle election security.
Weak passwords may be the result of the endowment effect, in which people ascribe more value to things they already have and are reluctant to make adjustments -– even when those changes may provide more benefit.
Transforming the delivery of citizen services, increasing cybersecurity and supporting automation is essential to meeting the administration’s goals for modernization.
Cities trying to control carbon emissions can get help from a framework that estimates of annual and hourly CO2 emissions down to a resolution of 1 km.
The American Broadband Initiative aims to streamline permitting policies, lower the cost of wired and wireless build-outs and maximize the impact of federal funding.
By moving toward a cloud-based unified communications system, agencies can make an instant impact that will provide immediate results and serve as a jumping off point for larger modernization efforts.
The Defense Department plans to use rapid prototyping, increased research and development and targeted training and recruitment to boost its artificial intelligence capabilities.
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