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Carter discloses Russian hack of Pentagon

In rolling out the Pentagon's cybersecurity strategy, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter revealed that Russian hackers hit a DOD unclassified network earlier this year.

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Officials see procurement reform success dawning

OITS's Mark Day and OFPP's Anne Rung say the culture is changing, and that's crucial to long-term success.

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NOAA taps partners for cloud project

The public, researchers, and industry can use the massive troves of data to conduct studies and drive applications.

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Backseat drivers plague procurement

Acquisition officers get too much advice from people who can't move the process forward, says Army Assistant Secretary Heidi Shyu.

CDC and DARPA both go deep

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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One down, one to go on info sharing legislation

The House passed the Intelligence Committee's version of an information sharing bill, and has the Homeland Security measure on deck.

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'The most unpopular person in the Pentagon'

DCMO nominee Peter Levine makes his case to be the one to go into "other people's rice bowls and tell them they're not doing it right."

DOJ official warns of Sony repeat

John Carlin, assistant attorney general for national security, warns that more destructive cyberattacks are likely on the horizon.

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Could the 2020 census be another HealthCare.gov?

While it's too early to yell boondoggle, GAO says any delays and "we very well could have another HealthCare.gov on our hands."

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NS2020 get-together, PortfolioStat data goes public, DHS' Silicon Valley outpost and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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FCC unveils prototype website redesign

The new FCC site, with enhanced data functionality and a better search engine, is expected to launch by Sept. 30.

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The 'ISIS effect' on DOD networks

From Kuwait to Honolulu, the war with the Islamic State is changing how the U.S. military communicates.

The 2015 Federal 100

Meet 100 women and men who are doing great things in federal IT.