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Fed data at risk in attacks on university computers

DHS is warning that a college's information-filled IT infrastructure can provide access to sensitive federal networks.

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GSA cloud, Marine Corps guidance and a UK cyber deal

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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'Less RFPs and more APIs'

U.S. CTO Megan Smith said there is no reason government can’t match the private sector in customer service.

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IG blasts secrecy on JFK IT security lapses

The DHS inspector general says TSA is unduly classifying embarrassing IT practices at the New York airport.

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Mixed messages for VA IT

A report from Mandiant offers an upbeat assessment, but an IG report is critical of IT project management.

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Contracts OK'd, drone crashes, leave bill introduced

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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NGA to merge CIO and IT services

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency reorganization is an effort to bolster IC ITE, an ambitious IC-wide IT architecture.

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Up next at the 'Data Department'

Lynn Overmann, deputy chief data officer at Commerce, wants to "turbocharge" the department's open data initiatives.

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New spectrum chief and a Coast Guard cyber plan

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Goodrich: 'FedRAMP high' baseline coming soon

Draft baseline to be released for public comment on Jan. 27.

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DHA readies $10 billion IT contract

A final indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity IT services solicitation is expected in the third quarter of 2015.

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Category management will live on at GSA

People who work with GSA are confident that others who share Dan Tangherlini's reform instincts will keep the efforts running after his departure.

The 2015 Federal 100

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