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The biggest information security risk for agencies isn't cyber

Federal security incidents increased 16 percent in FY 2014, and though "other" cyber investigations appear to be the culprit, "non-cyber" security concerns maintain the lead.

OASIS tool and CBP app

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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DHS procurement dodged a slow-moving bullet

Stop-and-start uncertainty had threatened deployment of the latest iteration of the Einstein automated intrusion-detection program.

Matthew Goodrich

The uncertain marriage of CDM and FedRAMP

Two vast risk management programs are gradually converging. How smoothly and quickly they can do so remains an open question.

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GSA pricing, tech bills, Data Act oversight and anti-robocall prizes

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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HHS CIO to get more control over

The move is one of the first concrete signs that the oversight weaknesses revealed during the flawed rollout of are being remedied by legislation.

Mary Davie, GSA

Next-gen telecom contract draws unconventional interest

GSA's Mary Davie said the agency is looking for contractors beyond traditional telecommunications providers.

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Top cyber brass warn Congress on sequestration

Mandatory cuts could have a "significant impact" on Cyber Command's ability to defend DOD information networks.

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OFPP set for new IT acquisition initiatives

Anne Rung says category management memo was a good start, but more changes are coming.

Hillary Clinton using a Blackberry.

Clinton never used email as department head

Private account used extensively; scope of archiving unclear.


DHS funded, finally -- plus data fusion and a Networx extension

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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A lackluster FISMA report card

Federal agencies reported a 15 percent increase in information security incidents last year over 2013.

The 2015 Federal 100

Meet 100 women and men who are doing great things in federal IT.