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Applications, Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Pentagon boosts emerging tech spend

December 5, 2017

Via: FCW

The Department of Defense spent $7.4 billion in fiscal year 2017 on cloud computing, big data and artificial intelligence technologies, according to a recent report by public-sector contracting analytics firm Govini. That represents a 32 percent increase since 2012, with […]


Federal, Policy

Bitcoin Futures Are Coming and Regulators Are Racing to Catch Up

December 5, 2017

Via: Fortune

CME Group Inc. and Cboe Global Markets Inc. are poised to offer bitcoin futures contracts, easing the way for mainstream investors to bet big while dragging regulators into a realm skeptics call a fad and fraud. CME, the world’s biggest […]


Software, Tech

The Future of Blockchain Technology

December 4, 2017

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

So, you’ve probably been hearing the word Blockchain a lot lately, and that’s for good reason. Blockchain is the latest in a long line of technologies set to disrupt markets across the globe, just as AI and IoT have before […]


Mobility, Tech

iOS 11.2 fixes date bug that crashes iDevices, begins Apple Pay Cash rollout

December 4, 2017

Via: ArsTechnica

Some iPhone users woke up this weekend to continuously crashing iPhones, iPads, and other iDevices, and Apple has pushed out its iOS 11.2 software update early to fix this and numerous other issues. The update also starts the rollout for […]


Events

Hill hackathon tackles transparency, efficiency

December 4, 2017

Via: FCW

The Congressional Hackathon included pitches from tech groups to improve citizens’ access to government, including the House Office of the Clerk’s plans to begin posting the redlining and markup history of legislation by Jan. 1. At the third Congressional Hackathon […]


Infrastructure, Networking

Government dollars for IoT: Large and unbalanced

December 4, 2017

Via: FCW

Over the past several years, the government has made significant progress is the adoption of connected devices, along with the software and security that helps make them run. According to a report by the contract and spending analysis firm Govini, […]


Software, Tech

12 tips for using DevOps to fuel digital transformation

December 1, 2017

Via: CIO

Successful digital transformation requires internal disruption, and CIOs intent on embracing a digital future must often alter their IT operating models to get there. Nowhere is this more evident than when it comes to developing software and services. To build […]


Data Center, Infrastructure

Senate bill would establish new higher-ed data system by 2020

December 1, 2017

Via: FCW

A bipartisan bill would revamp the way the Department of Education collects higher education data and relies on an obscure cybersecurity method to protect student data The bill, introduced by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and co-sponsored by Sens. Marco Rubio […]


Mobile Security, Security

Mobile apps demand collides with security concerns

December 1, 2017

Via: FCW

Mobile apps are embedded in the lives of service members, on and off duty, driving a demand for mission and third-party apps — and increasing security exposure across government. Tom Karygiannis, the product VP for Kryptowire, said the company has […]


Networking Security, Security

How CIOs can relieve the tension between security and network operations

November 30, 2017

Via: CIO

In almost every conversation I have with CIOs, a common theme comes up: how to get the silos within IT to work together. The relationships between the different groups vary, but the one that seems to have the most tension […]