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Critical infrastructure cyber bill moves forward

The bipartisan measure would codify numerous existing government cybersecurity efforts.


Northrop Grumman gets US-CERT deal

The indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract could be worth as much as $350 million over five years.

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Hill report skewers agencies' cybersecurity practices

Some of the most troubling issues have been at DHS, the agency charged with leading federal cybersecurity efforts.

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After Snowden, what's changed (and what hasn't)

Despite good guidance from feds, defense contractors still feel vulnerable to cyber-threats post-Snowden.

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Make the case for mobility

Winning approaches by federal leaders suggest that mobile success begins not with a device, but with a proper business plan.

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Data breaches a hot topic on the Hill

Two committees will be holding hearings this week, but the fate of legislation aimed at boosting the federal role in combatting data breaches remains uncertain.

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Three things to watch on information sharing

The ODNI'S Kshemendra Paul offers a guide to the 2014 Information Sharing Environment.

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A new goal for data center consolidation?

The latest figures on data center closures will be made public the first week of March.

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Mobile malware meets BYOD

Infections of malicious software in mobile devices surged by 20 percent in 2013, just as bring-your-own-device strategies are gaining greater acceptance in government.

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Study: Biz data collection a bigger worry than government

Three-quarters of those polled were more concerned about privacy than they were a year ago, and more cited business data collection, rather than government surveillance programs, as the reason.

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What federal agencies can learn from the Super Bowl

The public safety cloud that supports security at the event serves as a case study in connecting numerous disparate groups and people to identify and mitigate risks.

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Survey pinpoints data-storage concerns

Data security and downtime are two of the major worries for IT decision makers.