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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 HealthCare.gov

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

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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.

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Clinton never used State.gov email as department head

Private account used extensively; scope of archiving unclear.

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A lackluster FISMA report card

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

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

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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ICITE faces 'cultural resistance'

Former Acting DIA Director David Shedd said an IC-wide IT platform faces bureaucratic resistance, the same day that DNI James Clapper said the platform was key to promoting intelligence integration.

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Industry dives into NS2020 draft

NS2020 is aimed at making GSA the strategic sourcing center for network-based and network-enabled services.

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DHS names first task order 2 award under CDM

The first award went to Knowledge Consulting Group, which will implement tools and services from three vendors.

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VA misused $92.5 million on software, IG says

Money was used from non-IT accounts to pay for the Health Care Claims Processing System.

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