Agencies


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Review board to Obama: Shut down NSA program

The recommendations would represent a more decisive step than reform efforts outlined by the president earlier this week.

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Will Open Internet changes affect the enterprise market?

The fallout for federal customers from a federal court decision blocking "net neutrality" rules remains murky, but most analysts are predicting little change for the immediate future.

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Data collection up at ports of entry

CBP said it processed more than 360 million travelers at U.S. air, land and sea ports in fiscal 2013.

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Cloud offers a taste of Silicon Valley on the Potomac

DHS’s Keith Trippie says the cloud can boost government innovation while cutting up-front costs.

Margie Graves

A surprise turn in the spotlight

Margie Graves has been a behind-the-scenes force for DHS since 2003. Last year, however, brought newfound visibility -- not all of it welcome.

The Army uses helmet-mounted displays to improve troops

Army looks to virtual training, shared intell amid budget cuts

The Army is planning to combine multiple training programs into a single environment to cut overhead costs.

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DISA piloting DOD cloud security model

DOD agencies are testing framework with controlled unclassified information.

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Grant seeks to counter attacks on power grid

The risk of cyberattacks on physical infrastructure is growing at the same time the threat to federal computer networks has increased.

President Obama spoke Jan. 17, 2014, on the NSA and surveillance reforms

Obama trims intelligence gathering

The presidential directive places new limits on the collection of data on Americans' communications, but the gathering of data will continue.

Arati Prabhakar

DARPA in 2014: Director Arati Prabhakar looks ahead

The specific technologies change, but the research agency's director asserts that the "mission has been unchanged in 55 years."

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DHS kicks off continuous monitoring contract

Hewlett Packard, Northrop Grumman, Knowledge Consulting and Technica won the initial task orders.

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Video: State's new push to recruit citizen mappers

The MapGive project is crowdsourcing tasks to improve geodata for humanitarian efforts.