Evolving Government: Battling fraud with big data

Within 45 days, agencies must appoint a software manager to oversee license and agreement inventories, and begin reporting progress in their license management by Nov. 30.

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NASA is trying to figure out just how annoying drone noise is

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 days ago

The study found a "lack of parity" between how people respond to drone noise versus delivery truck noise.

18F is looking for crowdsourced penetration testing systems to hit login.gov

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 days ago

"The system is expected to be widely targeted by attackers," a GSA source sought notice says, and so 18F aims to identify pen-testers with proven ability.

Lawmaker pushes DHS to adopt secure email authentication protocol

by Billy Mitchell • 3 days ago

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security acting Deputy Undersecretary of Cybersecurity Jeanette Manfra urging for the adoption of Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting & Conformance.

State Department’s Painter leaving

by FedScoop Staff • 3 days ago

The State Department’s lead cyber diplomat for the past six years, Chris Painter, is leaving at the end of this month.

GAO urges commercial motor agency to re-strategize its IT modernization

by Ryan Johnston • 4 days ago

A new GAO report found delayed IT modernization efforts at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

FTC aide Neil Alan Chilson appointed as agency’s acting chief technologist

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 days ago

Chilson was most recently an attorney advisor to the FTC chair.