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New spectrum chief and a Coast Guard cyber plan

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Goodrich: 'FedRAMP high' baseline coming soon

Draft baseline to be released for public comment on Jan. 27.

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DHA readies $10 billion IT contract

A final indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity IT services solicitation is expected in the third quarter of 2015.

Mary Davie, GSA

Category management will live on at GSA

People who work with GSA are confident that others who share Dan Tangherlini's reform instincts will keep the efforts running after his departure.

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DHS eyes FirstNet to expand mobile capabilities

The Department of Homeland Security is also seeking faster development of mobile apps.

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IG details fundamental flaws in HealthCare.gov IT acquisition

HHS IG says CMS failed to develop an “overarching acquisition strategy” for the HealthCare.gov.

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The latest chapter in 'preventing the next Snowden'

A DISA project with Metalogix is aimed at dispensing with the kind of thumb drives that aided NSA contractor Edward Snowden's activities.

Michael G. Vickers, Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence

U.S. intelligence challenged by technology, cyber

In what might be described as a State of U.S. Intelligence address, Undersecretary of Defense Michael Vickers said insecurity in cyberspace is on par with terrorism but IT can help with the challenge.

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Health IT office CIO, USDS hiring, chip-and-PIN cards and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

President Obama discusses high-tech job training during his 2015 State of the Union address.

The State of the Union's IT issues

Technology initiatives get a rare shout out in the president's annual message.

Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) at a July 2012 joint hearing of the House Armed Services Committee and the House Committee for Veterans Affairs (DOD Photo: Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo)

Pentagon oversight, cyber sharing, a DISA departure and a SOTU preview

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Ending the tyranny of passwords

Eliminating the hassle of entering multiple passwords to navigate secure sites online will spark heavier public use, possibly affecting federal networks down the road.

The 2015 Federal 100

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