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CBP biometric test center set to open

The Maryland facility will test devices that record biometric data from travelers exiting the country.

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FCC targets cyber role, NOAA inks IT deal, IBM eyes EHR and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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New NIST guidance planned as part of federal info policy

The National Archives and Records Administration is leading a plan to create new standards for controlled unclassified government information that includes new NIST guidance and changes to the Federal Acquisition Regulation.

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House Intel chairman upbeat on cyber legislation

Rep. Mike Rogers says a better public understanding of cyber issues in the wake of the Snowden leaks would help push information-sharing proposals forward.

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GSA analysis shows data storage purchases increasing

Call center, data storage and network restoration services are among the fastest movers under GSA’s Networx contract vehicle.

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Which technologies really matter?

SolarWinds surveyed public sector IT professionals on the technologies having the biggest impact in their agencies -- and on how often their expertise is sought by top management.

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Money, promiscuous partnering and 'intrapreneurs'

ACT-IAC workshop explores what's really required for innovation in the public sector.

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May leads NIST, Sandia explores scanning

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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The Internet of government things

U.S. CTO Todd Park and GSA Administrator Dan Tangherlini peg the Internet of things as a tool that could revolutionize the way government delivers services.

IBM's new cloud offering and DOE's storm tracking app

News and notes from the federal IT community.

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TSA looks to cloud providers for disaster recovery

The move is part of a broader plan to move the DHS component to virtual services.

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House bill seeks to reform DHS buying habits

The measure also would make DHS' CIO the lead technical authority for that agency's IT acquisition programs.