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OMB DDM Beth Cobert, testifying before the Senate Homeland Security Committee on Jan. 14, 2014

Cobert: Unified clearance rules are a work in progress

Deputy director says administration is working to "make continuous evaluation a reality."

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Long: NGA is moving toward 'immersive intelligence'

The NGA director said the Map of the World can "break down the barriers between collectors, analysts, customers and decision-makers."

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GSA seeks industry input on NS2020

Recent request for information sheds light on the acquisition vehicle that will replace Networx.

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Common-sense techniques to save taxpayer dollars

Basic business concepts such as price transparency can drive big savings. We need to apply them more broadly.

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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.