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Michael Rogers

NSA director predicts major cyberattack by 2025

Adm. Michael Rogers, leader of NSA and U.S. Cyber Command, testified on Capitol Hill on Nov. 20 about pending cybersecurity legislation.

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GSA works on CAP

"With IT, we will never be done categorizing," said Kevin Youel Page of the Federal Acquisition Service.

Dan Tangherlini

Tangherlini: 'On the technology front, we're just getting going'

GSA's administrator talks with FCW about short-term hiring, long-term planning and Robert Frost.

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Israeli breakthrough and special ops RFI

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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NIST, NARA move to secure federal data on outside systems

New draft guidelines would apply to sensitive but unclassified data on contractors' IT systems and other nonfederal networks.

CTO Todd Park

One man's 'detailed knowledge'...

Former CTO Todd Park told a House subcommittee that he didn't manage HealthCare.gov before its ill-fated launch.

soldiers using mobile device

Can mobility trump bureaucracy at DOD?

Randall Conway, director of C4 and information infrastructure in the DOD CIO office, says the Pentagon has no choice but to embrace commercial off-the-shelf mobile devices.

Stephen Warren

VA reports improvements, unfinished work on information security

VA's top IT official tells Congress that the legacy of a decentralized management structure still lingers, as the agency tries to promulgate security standards.

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DHS audit, S&T website and smartphone encryption

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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State Department tech sputters back to life

Employees at Foggy Bottom can now send and receive external emails, something they could not do Nov. 17, but still cannot access the Internet.

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State Department shuts down unclassified email network

A breach at the State Department reportedly occurred in early October, around the same time as an attack on the White House's unclassified computer network.

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VA IT problems, HealthCare.gov successes, a Senate surveillance bill and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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