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HUD IT, an Army airport for drones and Reid pins losses on HealthCare.gov

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Dealing with the doldrums at DHS S&T

The Science and Technology Directorate came in dead last in employee satisfaction for the second time, and Undersecretary Reginald Brothers said he wants to confront the problem head on.

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DOJ: 'Increase the cost' for nation-state hackers

Regardless of where the investigation into North Korea's alleged role in the Sony hack leads, the Obama administration's strategy of indicting state-sponsored hacking is likely to continue.

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Defining cyber roles at DOD

Recent directive brings needed clarification and "a big movement forward" on business operation, acting CIO Halvorsen says.

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Simple advice for tackling the complexities of cloud

Experts from agencies and the private sector talk customers, capabilities and the unexpected crosscurrents of cloud technology.

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Obama: No perks but thanks and new initiatives for SES

"Too often we get stovepiped at a time when we need...to be working together," the president told senior feds.

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Challenges and prizes: Procurement vehicle of the future?

How NASA and other agencies are using contests to bring better ideas into acquisition.

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ARPA-E's new leader, NVTC awards and maps in the cloud

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Uncrackable encryption could secure more than weapons

A novel approach to encrypting nuclear weapons could promise unprecedented security for other applications, such as communications and the IT gear supply chain.

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Counting down to Dec. 11, DHS' Einstein award and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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IARPA awards contracts for supercomputer development

"Cryogenic" systems could bring currently unthinkable computing power into the realm of possibility.

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Government maps health IT goals through 2020

ONC will focus more on data interoperability and the use of health IT to improve patient outcomes.

The 2015 Federal 100

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