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DHS: 'We need to up our game' on information sharing

President Obama's proposal to boost government coordination with the private sector got a warm welcome in the House Homeland Security Committee.

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Body cams expand, cyber agency launches and DISA deal protested

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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EPA's new-old CIO, plus weapons acquisition, spyware warnings and a new role for Long

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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How (and why) the CIA plans to expand cyber capabilities

The spy agency wants to better integrate cybersecurity into its traditional human intelligence operations.

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DHS shutdown: 'There's an opportunity cost'

While a lapse in funding would have little “immediate operational impact” on cybersecurity, the longer-term ripple effects could be serious.

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How CIOs can prep for FITARA

Former Justice Department CIO Van Hitch says it's not too early for his former colleagues to get ready to use their new authority.

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VISTA-based solution eliminated from DoD health record procurement

VA CIO Steph Warren was "disappointed" that a VISTA solution would not prevail at the Pentagon.

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Air Force reinstates FedBid

Negotiated agreement means the reverse auction provider, suspended late last month, can resume federal business now that Chairman Ali Saadat has resigned.

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Is 85 percent of SES really above average?

GAO report questions agencies' approach to executive performance reviews.

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DHS licenses malware forensics

The detection tech is the second to emerge from Science and Technology Directorate's Transition to Practice program.

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NSA's Rogers makes the case for cyber norms

Responding indirectly to evidence that Iran’s cyber capabilities have improved because of a U.S.-Israeli cyberattack, NSA Director Adm. Michael Rogers said clearer norms could help prevent such escalation.

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FedRAMP website set for makeover

A new resource for federal cloud users and vendors will debut next month.

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