House Seeks To Boost Cybersecurity at HHS

May 25, 2016 2:09 PM Comments

House lawmakers are concerned that federal health data is ripe for cyberattacks, leaving data on clinical trials and Medicare vulnerable.

TSA Chief: Help Is On The Way To Address Long Airport Lines

May 25, 2016 2:03 PM Comments

The head of the Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday the beleaguered agency will add 768 new screeners by mid-June to deal with increasingly long airport security lines that have caused passengers to miss flights even before the busy summer travel season.

Former Federal Employee Convicted Of Using Money Orders Stolen During Investigation

May 25, 2016 11:20 AM Comments

A former federal employee was convicted Tuesday of using money orders stolen from a Kansas City, Kan., business during a criminal investigation.

State Department Audit Faults Clinton In Emails

May 25, 2016 11:19 AM Comments

Hillary Clinton disregarded various State Department guidelines for avoiding cybersecurity risks, an internal audit found Wednesday, faulting her and past secretaries of state for weak information management.

Silicon Valley Working to Keep Data Out of Reach of Feds

May 25, 2016 8:19 AM Comments

In Silicon Valley, there’s a new emphasis on putting up barriers to government requests for data.

Conspiracy Charge In Oregon Standoff Case Can ‘Chill’ Political Dissent, Lawyer Says

May 25, 2016 8:15 AM Comments

A federal conspiracy charge against 25 occupiers accused of stopping federal officers from doing their work at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge is constitutionally vague and has the potential to “chill the most crucial First Amendment activity” — political dissent, defense lawyer Amy Baggio argued Monday in Portland, Ore.

Report: Feds Spend Billions To Run Ancient Technology

May 25, 2016 8:11 AM Comments

Congressional investigators say the government spends about three-fourths of its technology budget maintaining aging computer systems. That includes platforms more than 50 years old in such vital areas as nuclear weapons and Social Security. One still uses floppy disks.

10 States Where Retirees Struggle the Most

May 25, 2016 8:07 AM Comments

These states were the worst for income replacement in retirement.

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