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18F's API standards, GSA's newest dashboard, FCC's cyber-obligations and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community

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Treasury Secretary warns of cyber threats to financial sector

Jacob Lew says cyber defense "will be a central test for all of us going forward."

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CIS: Help is on the way for OIT

Citizenship and Immigration Service’s Office of Information Technology has a chief of staff candidate in the hiring pipeline and expects to fill two other key spots by October.

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Gibson: VA pursuing schedule fix on multiple tracks

The VA hopes to have a quick patch for scheduling software in place as it pursues a new system.

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Open Gov: Who's late out of the gate?

A handful of agencies, including the departments of State and Veterans Affairs, are lagging behind the pack in releasing their open government plans.

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Senate would trim president's defense IT budget by $500M

Lawmakers said the lower funding level “will help prioritize and better target non-cybersecurity IT investments in an era of fiscal constraint.”

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FBI seeks on-premise cloud for crime data division

Data centers at the Criminal Justice Information Services headquarters in Clarksburg, W.Va., could be in line for an upgrade.

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FCC's crash, American Systems' new CEO and Los Alamos' latest app

News and notes from around the federal IT community

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Data-driven department to get chief data officer

The Commerce Department is looking for a CDO to carry out its vision for unlocking the potential of federal data.

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DHS could get a bit more social

Bill would open up DHS social media workgroup to more private-sector input.

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Network disruptions, DISA's DECC shutdown and still more industry advice

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Another day, another cyber indictment

A second indictment in as many months accuses the owner of a Chinese aviation firm of selling data stolen from U.S. defense contractors to state-owned companies in China.