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Shared financial management

SEC data, federal pay raise, broadband proposals and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Dr. Reginald Brothers

Science and Technology Directorate wants to talk

DHS S&T has launched the National Conversation on Homeland Security Technology to inject outside innovators into its tech development processes.

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DISA releases cloud security requirements guide

The Defense Information Systems Agency has laid out the criteria for commercial and non-Pentagon cloud providers to operate within DOD.

doctor and laptop

Google joins PwC's Vista-based bid for military health records

Google's addition doesn't alter PwC's offering, but its web-based private cloud and collaboration tools could improve security and speed and lower costs, the company says.

Wolf Tombe, Customs and Border Protection (Photo: Flickr/GTRA)

Finding the federal angle at CES

Adapting consumer-oriented tech could lead to faster, more effective tools for the federal government, says CBP CTO Wolf Tombe.

Shutterstock images: The White House and U.S. Capitol Building.

White House lays out ideas for information sharing

The Obama administration is hoping enhanced privacy provisions can make a long-stalled proposal more palatable to the Senate.

Internet of Things_man with globe and dollars

Tech panels, IoT caucus, a Marine at DIA and CNN’s drones

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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DISA's new unit aims to take pressure off Cyber Command

A new joint force cyber unit will relieve Cyber Command of some of its organizational duties and help identify vulnerabilities on military networks.

Screen capture of the U.S. Cyber Command

CentCom hacked, GSA dinged and big data's cyber power

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Department of Energy

Largest digital camera ever will be pointed at the sky

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope 'will help researchers study the formation of galaxies, track potentially hazardous asteroids, observe exploding stars and better understand dark matter and dark energy.'

President Barack Obama

President pivots to cyberspace

The White House has begun rolling out a series of cyber-related legislative proposals targeting both consumer and national security issues.

SEWP V logo, courtesy of NASA.

SEWP IV changes coming as SEWP V emerges

A fee decrease is among the changes taking place for the outgoing SEWP IV vehicle.

Operation Jump Start

FCW is proud to support this Feb. 9 event to help the soldiers of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom transition to civilian careers.