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Fed data at risk in attacks on university computers

DHS is warning that a college's information-filled IT infrastructure can provide access to sensitive federal networks.

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IG blasts secrecy on JFK IT security lapses

The DHS inspector general says TSA is unduly classifying embarrassing IT practices at the New York airport.

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Mixed messages for VA IT

A report from Mandiant offers an upbeat assessment, but an IG report is critical of IT project management.

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Contracts OK'd, drone crashes, leave bill introduced

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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NGA to merge CIO and IT services

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency reorganization is an effort to bolster IC ITE, an ambitious IC-wide IT architecture.

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Up next at the 'Data Department'

Lynn Overmann, deputy chief data officer at Commerce, wants to "turbocharge" the department's open data initiatives.

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New spectrum chief and a Coast Guard cyber plan

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Goodrich: 'FedRAMP high' baseline coming soon

Draft baseline to be released for public comment on Jan. 27.

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DHA readies $10 billion IT contract

A final indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity IT services solicitation is expected in the third quarter of 2015.

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Category management will live on at GSA

People who work with GSA are confident that others who share Dan Tangherlini's reform instincts will keep the efforts running after his departure.

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DHS eyes FirstNet to expand mobile capabilities

The Department of Homeland Security is also seeking faster development of mobile apps.

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IG details fundamental flaws in HealthCare.gov IT acquisition

HHS IG says CMS failed to develop an “overarching acquisition strategy” for the HealthCare.gov.

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