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CDM enters stage two: Critical applications

DHS has secured funding for a program to tackle the next layer of network vulnerabilities.

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Barcodes and scanners: It’s the Army, not the supermarket

The goal is relieving busy data collectors in the field from labor-intensive tasks, saving time and reducing errors, says Col. Jack Wayman.

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SEWP V awards delayed, start date unchanged

Contracts for SEWP V would be awarded sometime in September, not August, as had been previously planned.

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National labs go big on climate modeling

Eight national laboratories will team with other institutions to develop new climate and Earth system models.

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Information dominance, health care secrecy and STIG approval

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Staying out of the email hot seat

The IRS was the latest agency to learn about email archiving the hard way. Here's how to avoid being next.

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NHTSA takes next step on national crash-avoidance system

In addition to radio interference, skeptics also voice concerns about the cybersecurity of increasingly networked vehicles.

IPv6: An answer to network vulnerabilities?

Never mind the deadline. Agencies have compelling security reasons to switch to IPv6, writes NCP Engineering's Julian Weinberger.

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Learning from larceny, SXSW crowdsourcing and tracking business incentives

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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The long-term budget outlook

When the Congressional Budget Office reassured agencies that no last-minute sequesters are needed for fiscal 2014, it also revisited the long-term targets. The forecast: Steady growth, but slowly.

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Washington Technology announces 2014 Fast 50

For some firms, at least, the federal market is booming.

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DARPA seeks model to forecast fast-moving virus

DARPA issued a $150,000 challenge to build a model that accurately charts the path of the chikungunya virus through the Americas.