Agencies


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NTIA launches Spectrum.gov

The inventory of agency spectrum shows just how complicated it could be to share bandwidth.

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DHS girds for fiscal 2016

Homeland Security officials talk priorities and possible pain points as budgets constrict yet again.

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DHS: 'Nefarious actors' moving to exploit Heartbleed

An advisory memo details shared code and other signs of intent to penetrate vulnerable systems.

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GSA's Hashmi goes to GitHub to talk IT trends and strategies

In an April 11 GitChat, GSA's acting CIO stresses agile development, open source and modular contracts as priorities for his agency.

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Justice, FTC offer new encouragement for information sharing

A joint policy statement assures companies they can share cyberthreat information without violating antitrust laws.

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Navy expects big savings from consolidated tasking system

Officials say TRACKER will trim the Navy's IT footprint and replace legacy, siloed systems.

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DOD expands use of IT Dashboard

Officials are posting more information on the site to comply with OMB's governmentwide IT reporting requirements.

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DHS: Heartbleed not a threat to federal websites

Cybersecurity leader Larry Zelvin claims "core citizen-facing websites are not exposed to risks" from the security flaw.

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And who will replace Burwell?

OMB director gets the nod to replace Sebelius, who is resigning from HHS

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GSA moves toward category management

The agency is using its experience with the Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative to adopt targeted buying practices similar to those used in the private sector.

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CDX pits NSA hackers against service academies

The Cyber Defense Exercise, now in its 14th year, is designed to put classroom lessons to use in the real world.

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Symantec simulation could be a recruiting tool

The two-day, closed-door exercise brought together contractors and defense agencies in a test of cyberwarfare.