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Next-gen telecom contract draws unconventional interest

GSA's Mary Davie said the agency is looking for contractors beyond traditional telecommunications providers.

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Top cyber brass warn Congress on sequestration

Mandatory cuts could have a "significant impact" on Cyber Command's ability to defend DOD information networks.

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What to make of the Sony hack

Never mind who was behind the breach -- there are some clear lessons for those who would like to avoid a repeat.

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8 mobile trends for 2015

A major trend is cost, says a DMI survey. If agencies continue using three or four devices per employee, the total price of ownership is going to get prohibitive.

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Clinton never used State.gov email as department head

Private account used extensively; scope of archiving unclear.

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A lackluster FISMA report card

Federal agencies reported a 15 percent increase in information security incidents last year over 2013.

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Industry dives into NS2020 draft

NS2020 is aimed at making GSA the strategic sourcing center for network-based and network-enabled services.

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DHS names first task order 2 award under CDM

The first award went to Knowledge Consulting Group, which will implement tools and services from three vendors.

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VA misused $92.5 million on software, IG says

Money was used from non-IT accounts to pay for the Health Care Claims Processing System.

GAO examines air traffic control and Medicaid, NASA named a top 50 brand

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Draft RFP for NS2020 debuts

General Services Administration makes self-imposed deadline for the successor to Networx -- albeit barely.

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Security and data management driving mobile app demand

As mobile becomes ubiquitous in business, a new survey finds application security and access to corporate systems remain among users' chief concerns.

The 2015 Federal 100

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