Manufacturers make it almost impossible to use one very simple and powerful security feature available in almost all routers.
CBS Interactive's Distinguished Lecturer David Gewirtz hosts ZDNet Government -- ZDNet's politics and policy coffeehouse -- where civics lessons meet technology, nothing is sacred, and everything is fair game.
David Gewirtz, Distinguished Lecturer at CBS Interactive, is an author, U.S. policy advisor, and computer scientist. He is featured in the History Channel special The President's Book of Secrets and is a member of the National Press Club.
It's been an interesting week in the world of government computing. This week's ZDNet Government Week-in-Review touches on some major stories including big privacy and Patriot Act news at the the FBI and DOJ.
There are many other actors in the global cyberwar, from nation states to criminal organizations to hacktivist groups. Today, however, we're going to just focus on China vs. the U.S. It's a war both undeclared and unwinnable, but very, very real.
In this Memorial Day edition of ZDNet Government's Week-in-Review, we look at stories posted by our intrepid reporters around the world. Top news includes Twitter's two-factor authentication, retaliation against hackers, and big companies who pay little tax.
If you're considering starting a nonprofit and want to sail through government approval, here are five tech tips (and a few bonus ideas) that will make the process as painless as possible. This article is certified politics-free.
Three Democrats and a Republican have proposed a House Resolution entitled the Unlocking Technology Act of 2013. It's actually good governance. Surprised?
These technologies are wonderful, empowering, and simply breathtaking. They're also no end of trouble.
If the economy is to get stronger, charging consumers more when they're already struggling to afford goods and services is not a wise move. Even brick and mortars won't win. Here's why.
In part 4 of our four-part special report, presidential scholar David Gewirtz (who wrote the book on White House email) explores how President Bush's email archives are going to be managed, and how presidential email is part of the legacy of each presidential administration.
In Part 3 of our 4-part Special Report, our resident presidential scholar David Gewirtz (who wrote the book on White House email) explores how applying modern analytics techniques to the President Bush 200-million email message archive could help governance.