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GSA to issue two-year FedRAMP road map

The plan will help agencies and vendors address the growth of the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program throughout federal IT.

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Few hiccups for HealthCare.gov during open enrollment

Several thousand users registering for new accounts were put in an online waiting room for an average of about three minutes, but otherwise the site was able to support demand.

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Data centers, biometrics and a new CIO for DIA

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Outgoing Intelligence chairman warns of cyber vulnerabilities

Retiring Michigan Republican Mike Rogers’ valedictory is the latest in a series of dire warnings about the need to bolster cyber defenses.

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DHS warns feds about electronic billing ploy

A phishing campaign targeting government employees includes malware disguised as an attached invoice.

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Why 2015 will be the year of talent

ACT-IAC'S Rick Holgate and Dan Chenok look ahead to what's next for federal IT in 2015.

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Spending and defense bills head to White House

Procedural challenges in the Senate give way to final votes on both "must-pass" pieces of legislation.

GSA Administrator and 2014 Government Eagle Award winner Dan Tangherlini

Power outage, disaster data, FedRAMP approval and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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GAO: Contract systems falling short on small business pairings

Of the systems GAO studied, none was designed to connect small business subcontractors with prime contracts and none contains all the information needed to support that function.

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DISA releases draft of new cloud security requirements

Comments from industry and others interested in the draft security requirements guide are due Dec. 29.

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FISMA, TSA IT measures on way to president

The FISMA overhaul incorporates the existing division of labor on protecting federal networks, while the TSA measure creates new levels of oversight for IT acquisition at the agency.

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Airborne surveillance, IT interns and network defenses

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Who's Fed 100-worthy?

Nominations are now open for the 2015 Federal 100 awards. Get the details and submit your picks!