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FirstNet RFP, Navy CIO and S&T on Facebook

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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CIO Scott: IT reform is 'different' this time

The federal CIO is confident FITARA will succeed where Clinger-Cohen and other efforts have failed.

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Is NetCents-2 finally cleared for takeoff?

After more than a year of protests and re-competes, the Air Force's big IT acquisition vehicle is close to being fully open for business.

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GSA posts details of telecom pricing

In some of its latest posts on the Interact website, GSA explained how some of its planned pricing catalogs will work.

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NSF grants, an EIS workshop and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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New glitch stalls State's visa and passport database

A June 9 hardware failure stalls passport and visa issuances, but is apparently unrelated to last year's failure of the Consular Consolidated Database.

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OPM's 'Cyber Pearl Harbor' might affect 14 million

The OPM breach is looking worse than initially projected, with potentially every fed's information compromised. And the breach was discovered during a vendor's sales demonstration.

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Contract news from Labor and DOD

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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VA set to test new-look health record interface

VA's pending system helps solve the agency's internal interoperability problems, while extending data to the DoD.

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Why precision attacks succeed, and what agencies need to know

The OPM breach is getting all the attention, but recent attacks on State Department and White House systems should have agencies equally concerned.

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Scott tells agency CIOs to speed up security measures

The federal CIO's message to agency IT officials doesn't mention the OPM breach, but it certainly conveys a sense of urgency.

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Integrated acquisition, agile procurement and defense tech spending

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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