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NICS Interface

DHS transfers emergency-response tech

The Next-Generation Incident Command System is a mobile, web-based system designed to speed collaboration and enhance situational awareness.

SEWP V logo, courtesy of NASA.

SEWP contracts, RFP ghostwriting and national lab royalties

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Michael Rogers

NSA touts role in cyber investigations

National Security Agency Director Adm. Michael Rogers called for closer and more rapid collaboration with the private sector in investigating cyber intrusions.

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GAO nudges OMB, NSA likes data and Data.gov does, too

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

White House: No 'red lines' in responding to cyber threats

Top White House cybersecurity adviser Michael Daniel wants all options on table for responding to cyber attacks.

FedRAMP logo. (Update 2014)

GSA unveils plan to allow TIC compliance for FedRAMP services

Draft "overlay" would give agencies and cloud service providers a new path to secure cloud connections.

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Air Force launches enterprise cyber strategy

Task Force Cyber Aware will take a year to diagnose the service's risks and vulnerabilities.

Steven Cooper

Commerce aims to lead feds in data

CIO Steve Cooper is encouraging Commerce IT and data staffers to think entrepreneurially about data.

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A safety lesson from Little League, GSA breach notification and Navy war gamers

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Mobile's role in the big federal picture

Two senior GSA executives urge government to replicate the private sector's exploitation of the mobility-aided "creative economy."

Obama declares foreign cyber threats a 'national emergency'

The president’s executive order authorizes sanctions on those deemed a threat to U.S. economic or national security.

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Drones, DCGS and a GPO promotion

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

The 2015 Federal 100

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