Open Data/Transparency

NISTNational Institute of Standards and Technology, quantum computing, NIST

How industry is working to secure quantum computing

It might be the biggest thing in computing since the microprocessor. But quantum computing doesn’t come with guaranteed security. Among the challenges,…

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As ransomware attacks evolve, agencies must find innovative ways to backup data

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(Energy Department)Energy Department Building, Washington, D.C.

Checking in with the newly-confirmed director of the Energy Department’s innovation unit

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This undated aerial photo shows the Los Alamos National laboratory in Los Alamos, N.M. The federal agency that oversees the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile is expected this week to release a report on the best site option for the United States as it looks to ramp up production of the plutonium cores that trigger nuclear warheads. The contenders are the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico and the Savannah River Site in South Carolina. At stake are hundreds of jobs and billions of dollars in federal funding to either revamp existing buildings or construct new factories. (The Albuquerque Journal via AP)

How China takes American know-how and technology right from under our noses

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People wait in a TSA line at the John F. Kennedy International Airport on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson)

TSA to release ‘innovation doctrine’ for embracing new technologies and ideas

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Library of Congress

Now, a modern way to share and use data generated by Congress

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Gary Somerset

Government Publishing Office resets with a new five-year strategy

A reskilled workforce and a continuing move towards a digital future are among the strategic imperatives laid out by the Government Publishing Office….

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Head shot of Larry Allen

OMB looking for budgets that are data driven

Federal contracting expert Larry Allen says that’s fine in principle, but the whole idea rests on the notion that agencies have high quality data to support…

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Irene Hernandez, Kenneth Hernandez

Justice Department appeals a case that found Air Force culpable in Texas church mass shooting

The Air Force had not put the shooter’s criminal history into the FBI’s background check system, allowing him to purchase the rifle with which he murdered 25 people in Sutherland Springs, Texas, in 2017.

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