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Cloud Computing, Tech

How cloud migration is transforming the education sector

September 27, 2022

Via: CIO

The digital transformation of the education sector is accelerating at pace. You don’t need to look far to find powerful examples of how data is helping to enrich both student and educator outcomes. Gardens, Libraries and Museums of The University […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

What are the new Windows 11 22H2 security features?

September 27, 2022

Via: CSO Online

Windows 11 2022 (22H2 release) is now out, and Microsoft has once again placed a heavy emphasis on security. The good news for this release is that even Windows Home versions can receive some of the key security features with […]


Cloud Computing, Tech

IaC Scanning: A Fantastic, Overlooked Learning Opportunity

September 27, 2022

Via: Dark Reading

Everything you read about infrastructure as code (IaC) is focused on how it works or why you want to make sure that it actually is building the way you want it to build. These are critical areas. But are we […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

Bipartisan Senate bill aims to safeguard open source software

September 22, 2022

Via: FCW

The top Democrat and Republican on the Senate Homeland Security Committee have introduced new legislation aiming to protect open-source software from cyberattacks while evaluating how federal agencies throughout the government are using open source code. The Securing Open Source Software […]


Cybersecurity, Hardware & Software, Tech

US OMB releases guidance on federal agency software security requirements

September 16, 2022

Via: CSO Online

Earlier this week, Chris DeRusha, federal CISO and deputy national cyber director in the White House, announced the release of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance to ensure federal agencies rely only on software that has been built following […]


Cybersecurity, IT Policy, Tech

White House rolls out $1 billion in cyber funding to states

September 16, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

Nearly a year after the Biden administration’s $1.2 trillion infrastructure deal crossed the finish line, states may begin applying for the $1 billion pot of cybersecurity funds written into law and designed to tackle increasing vulnerabilities across U.S. critical infrastructure. […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

Treasury recommends exploring creation of a digital dollar

September 16, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

The Biden administration is moving one step closer to developing a central bank digital currency, known as the digital dollar, saying it would help reinforce the U.S. role as a leader in the world financial system. The White House said […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

Industry cautions on software security regs in the defense bill

September 14, 2022

Via: FCW

Technology trade groups are aligning against a proposal in the House-passed defense policy bill that would require software vendors to attest to the government that their products are free of known defects and to include a bill of materials describing […]


Cybersecurity, IT Policy, Tech

CISA launches incident, ransomware reporting rulemaking RFI

September 12, 2022

Via: CSO Online

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released its request for information (RFI) on upcoming reporting requirements that will mandate organizations report significant cybersecurity incidents within 72 hours and ransomware payments 24 hours after payments are made. The RFI […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

Biden to tell Ohioans his policies will revive manufacturing

September 9, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

President Joe Biden wants to put the spotlight on a rare bipartisan down payment on U.S. manufacturing when he visits Ohio on Friday for the groundbreaking of a new Intel computer chip facility. Biden heads to suburban Columbus to take […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

Computer experts urge Georgia to replace voting machines

September 9, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

A group of computer and election security experts is urging Georgia election officials to replace the state’s touchscreen voting machines with hand-marked paper ballots ahead of the November midterm elections, citing what they say are “serious threats” posed by an […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

Artificial Intelligence Continues to Evolve in Government and Elsewhere

September 8, 2022

Via: Nextgov

The concept of using artificial intelligence to help mitigate dull, repetitive or manpower-intensive jobs within government is nothing new. For example, the Post Office has been using AI to scan, route and track letters and packages for several years now. […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

New US export rules prohibit Nvidia and AMD from selling high-end accelerators to China and Russia

September 1, 2022

Via: TechSpot

“The USG has imposed a new license requirement, effective immediately, for any future export to China (including Hong Kong) and Russia of the Company’s A100 and forthcoming H100 integrated circuits,” said Nvidia in an SEC filing. The restriction is designed […]


Networking & Wireless, Tech

FCC has approved $6 billion in broadband grants despite rejecting Starlink

September 1, 2022

Via: ArsTechnica

Several US government agencies are having a busy week for doling out broadband deployment funding to ISPs and state governments. Today, the FCC announced $791.6 million for six broadband providers, covering network expansions to over 350,000 homes and businesses in […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

Fed’s real-time payment system coming as early as May ’23

August 29, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

The Federal Reserve’s new real-time payments system known as FedNow is expected to go live as early as May 2023, a Fed official said Monday. In development for effectively a decade, FedNow is expected to allow banks of any size […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Federal, Policy, Tech

US government to make all research it funds open access on publication

August 26, 2022

Via: ArsTechnica

Many federal policy changes are well known before they are announced. Hints in speeches, leaks, and early access to reporters at major publications all pave the way for the eventual confirmation. But on Thursday, the White House Office of Science […]


Networking & Wireless, Tech

Forget 5G wireless, SpaceX and T-Mobile want to offer Zero-G coverage

August 26, 2022

Via: ArsTechnica

SpaceX and T-Mobile announced an ambitious plan on Thursday evening to provide ubiquitous connectivity from space to anyone with a cell phone. The project would pair SpaceX’s Starlink satellite technology with the second-largest wireless carrier in the United States, T-Mobile […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

Global software spending to grow despite headwinds: Forrester

August 17, 2022

Via: CIO

Global spending on software will continue to grow despite headwinds in the form of inflation, geopolitical risks and labor shortages, a new report from Forrester shows. Driven to a large degree by deployment of cloud and enterprise applications, software spending […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

The Inflation Reduction Act Will Require the IRS to Study Free Tax Filing Options

August 17, 2022

Via: Government Executive

The United States has made a small but significant move toward creating a public system to allow millions of Americans to file their taxes for free. The sweeping domestic policy bill passed by the House and Senate last week mandates […]


Networking & Wireless, Tech

Court rules FCC is allowed to reassign 5.9 GHz bandwidth, killing V2X

August 16, 2022

Via: ArsTechnica

The long-running saga of V2X (vehicle to everything), a system that uses part of the wireless spectrum to allow vehicles to communicate with our road infrastructure and each other, appears to finally be over. On Friday, the US Court of […]