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Senators want to shore up automotive cybersecurity

Lawmakers are looking to set federal standards governing both the security of cars with network-connected computers and the privacy of the drivers.

Jeh Johnson

Jeh Johnson's email, cyber export controls and faux phishing

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Christopher Steel, Chief Solutions Architect for Software AG Government Solutions.

What’s of value in your application portfolio?

Federal CIO Tony Scott said he would declare victory for FITARA if it helped agencies determine their most important IT assets.

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HealthCare.gov's fraud failure and a $6 billion DIA deal

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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It didn't start (and doesn't end) with OPM

The lax security that made OPM an easy target permeates government, says ICIT study.

 Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) unveiled the HHS Response and Recovery Resources Compendium late mid July.

HHS develops resource portal, radiation detection tech

The aim is to provide an easy-to-use online catalog for quick disaster response.

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Defense health records, fed worker survey, Pentagon IT spending and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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AT&L official: Data restrictions in defense bill impede management

The already testy public debate between Pentagon officials and Sen. John McCain over an acquisition provision in the defense authorization bill is getting even testier.

Paul K. Martin, NASA Inspector General.

NASA's top watchdog talks IT

NASA Inspector General Paul Martin says the agency has made strides, but is still far from perfect when it comes to IT governance and cybersecurity.

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Making the most of agency email scandals

Chief Records Officer Paul Wester would prefer that records management was done right, of course, but the political kerfuffles do offer a teachable moment.

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DOD looks to new analytics center to tackle insider threat

The Defense Insider Threat Management and Analysis Center is meant to be predictive rather than reactive, with the help of advances in big data.

White House plugs plan to boost immigration IT

The U.S. Digital Service wants to bring a more intuitive process and consistent look and feel to online immigration applications.

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