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HealthCare.gov -- more agile, please

Draft requirements for the site's next contract stress open source, iterative development and maintaining the financial back-end platform.

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Heartbleed exploit a reality for Canadian agency

Royal Canadian Mounted Police arrested a man who allegedly stole data from the Canada Revenue Agency.

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GAO: SEC needs to bolster info security

Auditors say the commission did not adequately oversee the contractor in charge of migrating one of its financial systems to a new production environment.

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ACLU praises DHS report

The civil liberties group said the department was far more forthcoming than other federal agencies in detailing how it shares and protects individuals' information.

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Masiello talks pricing, LPTA and long-term contracts

The Air Force general told an AFCEA audience what vendors can expect on future acquisition efforts.

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Is government doing too much on cyber-response?

A new report argues that private-sector firms make better first responders.

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GAO: NASA improving its project management

Auditors say acquisition needs additional attention, but NASA gets good marks for managing maturing technologies.

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GSA touts new mobile management resource

Mobile Lifecycle & Expense Management can save 25 percent or more, GSA says.

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DOD aims to improve procurement communications

Assistant Secretary for Acquisition Katrina McFarland tells industry that draft requirements could be shared earlier in the process.

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DARPA explores drone-powered Wi-Fi

Research agency's program would put hotspots in the air to bring broadband to troops in the field -- much as Google is looking to do for consumers with its Titan Aerospace acquisition.

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FirstNet leader D'Agostino resigns

The general manager's departure comes as the First Responder Network Authority is in the process of developing a business plan and expanding its staff.

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Details emerge on scope of FBI's identification system

The next-generation database will contain as many as 52 million facial images, including millions taken for non-criminal investigations.