With the near-universal reliance on Global Positioning System (GPS) technologies for communications applications also posing a range of potential security challenges, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has announced plans for a new testing program to evaluate how well GPS systems do against spoofing and disruption exploits.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has released a new report looking to wrangle the different avenues in which the Federal government and its agencies report cyber incidents in a more ‘reportable’ fashion.
Following up on efforts that began in May of this year, the General Services Administration (GSA) and Department of Labor (DoL) have expanded their partnership to now offer all states the opportunity to use Login.gov to help improve access, decrease fraud, and increase security in the delivery of unemployment insurance (UI) benefits.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the establishment of the Homeland Intelligence Experts Group on Tuesday, comprised of private sector experts who will offer advice on the Federal government’s intelligence enterprise – including on emerging technology and cyber threats.
With a potential government shutdown looming over the horizon, Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo warned lawmakers today of the “crushing” impact that a possible shutdown could have on the current work being done under the CHIPS and Science Act that passed last year.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Advisory Council is calling on the agency to invest in technology that supports remote work, according to a new report by the panel’s workforce subcommittee.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has issued a draft solicitation for its Secure, Performant, Reliable and User-Centered Experiences (SPRUCE) multiple-award contract for service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) warned last week that the United States should expect to see an uptick in use of artificial intelligence (AI) tools that will help to bolster adversary tactics over the next year.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is working with the Department of Labor (DOL) to develop a set of guidelines and applications for using AI technology to improve the government’s hiring processes.
As the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) moves forward with modernizing its IT capabilities, a recent report from the Treasury Inspector General For Tax Administration (TIGTA) found that the IRS faces an uphill battle in transitioning to electronic records.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has faced a long, troubled rollout of its Electronic Health Records Modernization (EHRM) program; however, leaders at VA healthcare facilities believe while the new EHR system is not perfect yet, it is their best option moving forward.
NASA’s independent unidentified anomalous phenomena (UAP) study team released its long-anticipated first report on Thursday that urges the agency to take a more permanent role in the Federal government’s UAP research effort.
The rise of artificial intelligence offers exciting possibilities, but the Government Accountability Office (GAO) is warning that appropriate oversight will be critical to ensure AI technologies are effective.
While the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has made strides in safeguarding taxpayer data, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) said in a new report that thousands of IRS contractors are not undergoing the same insider threat awareness training that agency staff engages in, and that this training deficit means that contractors are “at increased risk of being unprepared to handle taxpayer information.”
A handful of law enforcement agencies across the Departments of Homeland Security (DHS) and Justice (DoJ) are utilizing facial recognition technologies without requiring proper staff training to do so, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found in its latest report on the technology.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) told members of Congress today that it is going “back to the drawing board” to develop a new deployment schedule for its Electronic Health Records Modernization (EHRM) program, with hopes to resume the program in the summer of 2024.
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is estimating that unemployment insurance fraud during the COVID-19 pandemic reached a range of $100 billion to $135 billion – way up from the $60 billion the watchdog agency previously estimated earlier this year.
The Department of Commerce (DOC) and its National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) comment are seeking industry insight on how to modernize the technology that NTIA uses to manage the use of radio frequency spectrum.
The Senate confirmed Tanya Bradsher on Tuesday to serve as the deputy secretary at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) by a vote of 50-46.
The head of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced Friday that the agency has plans to shift its attention to the wealthy by leveraging AI and improved technology to identify sophisticated schemes to avoid taxes – thus reducing the burden on working-class taxpayers.
The Senate last week voted 55-43 to confirm Anna Gomez as the newest member of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), giving Democrats a majority of commissioner seats at the agency.
NASA has revealed the first look at the sixth version of its Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurements Government-Wide Acquisition Contracts (SEWP VI GWAC) IT contract.
The Treasury Department is embracing technology diversity as one of the mechanisms in its cybersecurity fights against bad actors looking to attack the department’s supply chains.
The General Services Administration’s (GSA) Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) will complete its much-anticipated reorganization by early in fiscal year 2024, which begins on Oct. 1, 2023, the agency announced last week.
As quantum computing and related capabilities slowly but surely move closer to becoming practical realities, Federal government officials are confident that the U.S. will remain the global leader in quantum computing and quantum encryption.
The Biden administration announced $26 million in funding today to invest in additional safety technologies for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is launching a “full review” of all VA.gov processing systems after discovering technical problems that impacted the disability claims of thousands of veterans.