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IBM gears up for Pentagon health push

With a major electronic health records procurement looming, IBM is growing its federal health IT footprint.

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NSA document details foreign intel databases

The intelligence agency delves into some details about how it collects, stores and accesses data but leaves many key questions unanswered.

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DOJ immigration databases in the dark

The Executive Office for Immigration Review suffered "a hardware failure," but removal proceedings are continuing backed by paper files.

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Two IRS IT projects on hold

A GAO report on the tax agency's budget says a pair of tech programs have fallen victim to spending cuts.

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Does the big data era demand new rules of the road?

The gray area for those developing guidelines lies in the purpose behind a data collection, and the issue of subsequent, unforeseen use.

DARPA seeks to redefine autopilot

ALIAS project aims for portable and configurable automation that can be plugged into a wide range of aircraft.

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ATF plans new case management system

Next generation case management systems have bedeviled federal law enforcement agencies, with both ICE and the FBI running into trouble.

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Increased trust boosts Pentagon-industry info sharing

In the seven years since the creation of the Defense Industrial Base Cybersecurity Information Assurance program, contractors have become less skittish about what sharing can do to their bottom lines, a Pentagon official says.

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Guarding against Heartbleed not so simple

As DHS discusses the ongoing assessment, cybersecurity experts warn that "you never know when you're done."

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VDI moves to the cloud

To counter the strain desktop virtualization can put on data centers and administrators, some agencies and vendors are turning to desktop as a service.

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Clapper: GEOINT is on the rise

The transparent nature of geospatial intelligence brings added value in the post-Snowden era, the director of national intelligence says.

Feds warn HealthCare.gov users about Heartbleed

HHS officials reset 8 million user accounts as a precaution, though they said they have found no indication that personal information has been targeted.