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Cyber information-sharing bill moves forward

The measure would set up a "portal" at DHS that private firms could use to confidentially share threat information without legal liability.

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Senate panel slams canceled Air Force IT program

A report from the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations blasted the Air Force’s “cultural resistance to change.”

DEA probes geospatial cloud

The Drug Enforcement Administration hopes to establish a hybrid cloud environment that would allow federal, state and local governments to use the DEA's mapping tool.

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DOT CIO on cyber, shared services and 'technology that is changing constantly'

Transportation Department CIO Richard McKinney says striking a balance between centralized and decentralized IT is one of his greatest challenges.

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NSA critics, storm warnings and free books

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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DoD seeks ideas on mobile phones of the future

The government no longer drives the market for secure telecom because mobility is advancing faster than government procurement cycles.

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DoD plans upgrade to COBOL-based contract system

The Pentagon is looking to replace a 50-year-old content management system.

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GitHub: A Swiss Army knife for open government

What started as a version control system for code has become a platform for ideas and collaboration.

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IT hallway to launch in the fall

The "hallway" concept is part of GSA’s category management, aimed at creating a more efficient acquisition process.

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Classification by the numbers, website sprawl, a new DARPA deal and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Canceled procurement, gaps in VOIP, virtual currencies and the future of the Net

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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A new face, renewed vision at GSA policy office

Christine Harada has two distinct focuses for what she wants to achieve at the Office of Governmentwide Policy.