Data

Space Satellite Data Reveals the Pandemic’s Effects on Earth

A new dashboard—created by NASA and international partners—enables users to see changes in air and water quality, greenhouse gases, city nightlights, economic indicators and agricultural production.

Ideas

Contact-Tracing Apps: Apple Dictating Policies to Nations Won't Help Its EU Anti-trust Probe

Apple’s approach arguably fits a wider narrative about the company being heavy-handed in determining what apps are allowed on iPhones.

Ideas

How Managers Can Keep Employee Morale High Right Now

These are challenging times, but there are ways to help your staff.

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Cyber Security Trends 2020: How the Industry is Evolving

Agency leadership and dedicated security teams must learn to measure cyber risk empirically, and improve security effectiveness in real, quantifiable ways.

CIO Briefing

Federal CIO Suzette Kent Tells Staff She’s Retiring

The government’s top IT leader is leaving government in July.

CIO Briefing

Contractor Confidence in Government Market Less Certain Amid Pandemic

The coronavirus has increased uncertainty in the public sector market.

Ideas

How Fake Accounts Constantly Manipulate What You See on Social Media – and What You Can Do About It

Lies and extreme content often spread quickly and widely.

Ideas

Self-Driving Taxis Could Be a Setback for Those with Different Needs – Unless Companies Embrace Accessible Design Now

If done right, autonomous vehicles could improve access to transportation for everyone.

IT Modernization

GSA Ups Spending Limit for STARS Governmentwide Contract to $22B

The agency raises the ceiling again for the popular small business set-aside contract.?

Cybersecurity

How COVID-19 Could Change the Makeup of the Federal Workforce?

CISA director sees an opportunity to seize on increased remote work to make the cybersecurity community more diverse.

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A Four-Step Approach to Improve Network Security

Improving your network security starts with knowing you are seeing all the traffic on your network — because you can’t defend what you can’t see.

Emerging Tech

Bill Calls for Federally Funded Research on Police Use of Force and Facial Recognition

The legislation would authorize millions to underpin the efforts it mandates.

CIO Briefing

Data Shows Significant Drop in IT Services Spending Post COVID-19

Global government spending data shows worldwide decline in IT spending this year, though the numbers tell a unique story for the U.S. government.

Data

Pandemic Oversight Committee Launches Contract Spending Tracker

The committee had stated in its first report that financial management could be a top challenge for agencies.?

CIO Briefing

Officials Detail Preparations for 'Inevitable' Coronavirus Surge This Fall

Dr. Anthony Fauci and others say their agencies are taking "financial risks" to pursue potential treatments and a vaccine, but will not compromise science.

Emerging Tech

The Pentagon’s Research Chief and His Deputy Are Resigning

Michael Griffin, defense undersecretary for research and engineering, and his deputy announced their July 10 departure in an email to staff.

Ideas

Pandemic Reveals Need to Make Airwaves More Resilient

The spectrum's sweet spot—frequencies in the mid-range—can carry significant amounts of data while reaching many users but are reserved for the government.

Ideas

The Questions That Will Get Me Through the Pandemic

An unexpected routine has helped me regain a sense of control during an uncertain time.

Emerging Tech

How DHS Is Using Multicookers and Predictive Calculators Against the Coronavirus

The agency’s Science and Tech Directorate continues to focus its efforts on pandemic-fighting experiments.?

CIO Briefing

Defense Information Network to Host Data Repository for Contractors’ Cybersecurity Audits, Official Says

Applications are now available for aspiring assessor organizations, which will also need to have their security certified.

Cybersecurity

Survey: Most Americans Don’t Worry About Cybersecurity Despite Increased Attacks

Respondents are more worried about their personal safety and the economy.