Security

System that tracks federal debt needs security fixes, GAO says

by Joe Warminsky • 3 weeks ago

As part of its annual audit of the Schedules of Federal Debt — essentially the Treasury's register of what the government owes to its creditors — the GAO also looks at the associated IT.

How endpoint management tools improve network security and staff workloads

by FedScoop Staff • 4 months ago

The National Park Service’s CIO and an endpoint IT expert share experiences with endpoint management and advise agencies on specifications to consider.

How centralized key management systems can improve data encryption practices

by FedScoop Staff • 7 months ago

Data encryption experts offer guidelines to agency leaders for assessing the effectiveness of their data encryption practices and how to build a strategy across lines of business.

TSA turns to Silicon Valley Innovation Program for new ideas on bag screening

by Samantha Ehlinger • 12 months ago

The goal is to find techniques to automatically classify the contents of a passenger’s bag in such a way “that can support future algorithm development for explosives and/or prohibited item threats.”

DIUx invests in counter-drone company Dedrone

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 12 months ago

Defense Innovation Unit Experimental has inked a $400,000 contract with the airspace security company, which provides both hardware and software solutions for finding, tracking, classifying and "neutralizing" malicious drones.

White House missing opportunity to modernize federal websites, think tank says

by Billy Mitchell • 1 year ago

ITIF thinks the Office of American Innovation should take a deeper look at .gov website performance and security as part of its modernization efforts.

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