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Drawing back the curtain on cyberwar

Shane Harris' book "@War" details the personalities and turf battles behind the U.S. government's conclusion that cyberspace is a national security asset.

Senate intelligence panel approves cyber bill

The latest version of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act purportedly protects companies from liability and individuals from government intrusion.

Rear Adm. Nancy Norton, U.S. Navy

New job for Norton, plus updates on drones and data breach legislation

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Cadet Second Class Josh Hayden helps a teammate with a computing challenge. Dr. Martin Carlisle (in red tie, background) the professor who leads the Cyber Competition Team, makes his rounds to help the cadets.

Meet the Air Force's future cyber force

FCW visited the Air Force Academy outside Colorado Springs, where a team of young cyber cadets is racking up medals and experience prized by Pentagon leaders.

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FCC posts open Internet rules, prepares for budget backlash

Net neutrality rules have limited implications for agencies, but the FCC's own funding could suffer as a result.

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DHS CIOs see cyber, budgets as top concerns

Although cybersecurity is always a priority, one component CIO said, "my biggest problem is stretching a dollar."

Can the Pentagon keep pace on biometrics?

The Defense Department has launched an improved version of its biometrics repository, but the system still lacks the latest technology.

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Industry outreach, lukewarm storage and 'the ultimate autopilot'

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Hiring, procurement are pain points for FirstNet

Building a national communications network for first responders is a massive undertaking, and no one seems pleased with the progress so far.

The 2015 Federal 100

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