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Agencies react to 'Heartbleed' security hole

IRS.gov and HealthCare.gov remain secure, while GSA defends the reliability of open source software.

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Making the case for more contests

Government has barely scratched the surface of what it could achieve in R&D with more, better and bigger prize competitions, experts say.

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OMB seeks more money to tackle IT effectiveness

Budget Director Sylvia Burwell identified three management issues that need to be fixed to help IT procurement.

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Justice cancels 7 IT procurements over China links

The Section 516 rule seeks to eliminate IT gear from firms that are responsible for cyberattacks on U.S. companies or have ties to China's military.

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IG: DHS risks leaving remote workers stranded

The department's inspector general says backup plans for the systems that support workplace as a service are inadequate.

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CDM, before and after

Continuous diagnostics and mitigation will allow agencies to have a clearer view of vulnerability gaps, and could also aid forensic investigators after the fact.

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New FCC rulemaking could set up a spectrum superhighway

The spectrum in question is used by federal agencies, which would share frequencies with commercial entities.

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Experts advise not rushing to meet digital records deadline

"Where I see failures happening in implementation is when people try to do too much all at one time," says Guidance Software’s Chad McManamy.

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GSA 'family plans' post savings

The blanket purchase agreements are realizing 24 cents in savings on every dollar spent.

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NASA releasing source code catalogue

The April 10 release will detail a wide variety of applications available for public use -- albeit in PDF form only for now.

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IT Dashboard now rates HealthCare.gov as 'moderately high risk'

The escalation from medium risk reflects critical back-end tasks that remain incomplete and comes after most consumer-facing problems have been fixed.

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Navy trims NGEN transition timeline

The transition of the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet to a new government-owned system had been delayed by bid protests and the government shutdown, but