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Defense Department’s bug bounty program draws more than 500 hackers

HackerOne, the company hired to manage the “Hack the Pentagon” program, said about 500 people have signed up for bug bounty program so far and undergone the required background checks, according to an eWEEK report. Continue Reading

New Bill Says Enough of ‘E-Gov’ Already

Is e-government dead? Perhaps, but likely in name only. Among them: an annual report covering the benefits of the E-Government Act, the 2002 law once the marquee initiative in connecting the business of government to the digital age. Continue Reading

Chinese Government Unveils ‘Security Robot’ to Squelch Riots

Commit a crime in the future in China—or heck, probably just have an “unlawful” gathering—and you might find yourself pursued by what looks like a giant salt shaker waving a cattle prod at your butt. Continue Reading

How to Get More Grit in Your Life

The psychologist Angela Duckworth argues that a person’s level of stick-to-itiveness is directly related to their level of success. No big surprise there. But grit, she says, isn’t something you’re born with — it can be learned. Here’s how. Continue Reading