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DHS seeks assessment of cybersecurity market for smaller companies

The agency wants to encourage small and midsize businesses to adopt the Cybersecurity Framework.

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Increased disclosure? Or an obstacle for EPA?

Debate over regulatory transparency raises questions of both privacy and process.

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Report: Government might expand NSA's database

Pending lawsuits could prompt agency to preserve meta data far longer than planned.

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Defense Connect Online hits milestone

DISA’s online collaboration tool registers 1 million users.

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'Cultural shift' aids continuous monitoring

Security checklists and formal reviews are giving way to technologies that allow for real-time threat awareness.

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How DHS is helping implement the cyber framework

C3 program will help critical infrastructure operators with readiness and risk management.

Defense Department CIO Teri Takai speaking at a Feb. 20, 2014, press conference.

DOD launches new spectrum strategy

In the long term, the Pentagon will look to replace legacy systems with more "militarily effective" technologies.

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ICE license plate-reader solicitation canceled

The DHS agency was seeking a company to build a smart phone-accessible database of license plate information that agents could use in the field.

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GSA offers prizes for travel data tool

The top three entries in the Travel Data Challenge will share $90,000 in prize money.

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NASA ups ante on crowdsourcing patents

NASA now has 35 patents on its Marblar page, where it invites the public to propose practical applications of the agency's technology.

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FCC plans new basis for old network neutrality rules

The goal is to provide a legal rationale that does not ban certain activities, but Republicans on the commission are skeptical.

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Automated passport system expands

Two Texas airports recently joined the program, which is decreasing wait times for international travelers.