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Calling all space tech

NASA announced several multimillion dollar initiatives reaching out to industry and academia. The goal: investing in the future of space technology.

"One ring to rule them all" - Frodo Baggins looking at the ring of Sauron.

Privacy, security and one login to rule them all?

Government techies wrestle with building privacy and security into services from the ground up.

Gun-testing robot, Open Internet guidance and a health care breach

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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NS2020 RFP probably pushed back

The hoped-for July release of the GSA contracting vehicle's RFP will likely slide into late summer.

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House panel moves drone, FOIA, IT dupe bills

One of the measures would require DHS to assess and report on duplication of information technology.

MyUSA again, Deltek's GovCon study and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Comey: Industry letter on encryption is 'depressing'

The FBI director said a head-on collision is coming between privacy and public safety.

David Cotton, Deputy DoD CIO for Information Enterprise at United States Department of Defense

Cracking down on poor cyber hygiene

DOD Deputy CIO David Cotton says stricter enforcement of cyber hygiene standards at the Pentagon comes as users still struggle with basic security measures.

Kathy Conrad, Martha Dorris, and Darlene Meskell of GSA.

GSA's Dorris honored, Ambrose moves to VA and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Making the business case for DHS S&T

Industry leaders like what they have seen so far of the Science and Technology Directorate's efforts at collaboration, but they are not yet fully convinced.

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IT a big reason Congress is pondering a private air traffic control system

While the safety record of the FAA-operated air traffic control system leads the world, stakeholders are concerned about the slow pace of technological upgrades.

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Tech firms, privacy advocates push White House on encryption

A group that includes Google, Apple and Microsoft wants the Obama administration to drop efforts to provide law enforcement with access to encrypted communications.

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