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Zero-day exploit hits Java – should you just turn it off?

The flaw in the ubiquitous programming language is being exploited with the Poison Ivy RAT from servers in China and might not be patched until October.

Why 15 = 5x3 is a major quantum breakthrough

Researchers for the first time use a solid-state quantum processor in prime factoring (and get it right half the time), which could eventually have a big impact on security.

Is it data or deception? US-VISIT needs to know.

Of all immigrants coming into the United States, about 825,000 fingerprint records at US-VISIT have multiple names and inconsistent birth dates.

How CDC's research cloud went virtual

After consolidating its servers CDC's research lab laid the foundation for managing a virtual infrastructure.

Calif. county taking 15,000 employees to Microsoft Office 365

County officials are stepping up efforts to transform operations and improve the quality of services to residents while at the same time lower IT management costs.

‘Internet in a room’ simulates attacks against large networks

Iowa State's Information Assurance Center's test bed simulates complex networks and cyberattacks, making it a trusted source for information on the reliability and effectiveness of security products.

Top 10 datasets on data.gov

Of the nearly 1,300 datasets currently on Data.gov, you might be surprised which are the "most relevant."

OT, meet IT (please)

If industrial control systems are running Windows, they're vulnerable to hackers. But can engineers handle that?

White House marks digital gov strategy’s first milestones

The comprehensive Digital Government Strategy, which lays out actions in a 12-month roadmap, reaches its first quarter as agencies create pages to update their progress in meeting the benchmarks.

NASCIO: Big data is a big deal

State governments should be preparing now to make use of the vast ammounts of data their agencies collect, a new report says.

The grace period on mobile security is over

As the bad guys turn their attention to mobile devices, the government has begun mapping out security that needs to be incorporated in coming generations of this technology.

Mobile lab 3D-prints gear as needed in Afghanistan

The Army's new expeditionary lab develops and produces prototypes and other equipment on the spot.

With Apple deal, GPO a step closer to 'where we are going'

The Government Printing Office adds the Apple iBookstore to its growing list of outlets for electronic versions of federal books.

Can game technology rock the vote?

Microsoft's "Election 2012 on xBox LIVE" aims to lure gamers into the political discourse, but there are reasons why it might not work.

18 California courts to share procurement services

The Superior Court of California, County of Riverside is sponsoring the Shared Procurement Services Pilot Project, providing the services of a trial court procurement specialist to the other courts via BidSync, a procurement-as-a-service provider.