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USDS additions, Google dorking and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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President nominates Deyo to DHS management slot

Longtime Johnson & Johnson executive would fill vacancy left by Raphael Borras.

The perils of petascale IT projects

Why SBInet, HealthCare.gov and ECSS are just the beginning of large-scale IT project failures.

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Tactical clouds, techie politicians and better bandwidth for the troops

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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GSA: No freeze on adding vendors to services schedules

Agency had planned a pause, but found a better solution that can accommodate new additions.

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600 million reasons to embrace Energy Star

Congress may mandate more data center efficiency, but CIOs shouldn't wait.

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PreCheck, Global Entry programs pass milestones

TSA continues to expand traveler programs and work through data hiccups.

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Traffic cybersecurity gets a red light

Researchers have demonstrated relatively easy access to networked traffic systems.

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How to hire millennials

What agencies must do to build the next generation of tech talent.

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$500 million in HealthCare.gov spending explained

An IG report details 60 contracts that went into building the Federally Facilitated Marketplace.

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When agency websites outshine Amazon and Apple

The latest E-Government Satisfaction Index finds solid performances across government, and a few agencies that are particular standouts.

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NIST seeks feedback on standards to protect critical infrastructure

The agency is previewing an RFI aimed at refining the cybersecurity framework.