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Michael Rogers

NSA's Rogers makes the case for cyber norms

Responding indirectly to evidence that Iran’s cyber capabilities have improved because of a U.S.-Israeli cyberattack, NSA Director Adm. Michael Rogers said clearer norms could help prevent such escalation.

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FedRAMP website set for makeover

A new resource for federal cloud users and vendors will debut next month.

More effective oversight. Maybe.

FITARA gives Congress new tools for getting answers, and key legislators remain focused. But will it actually work?

Shared financial management

SEC pushback, faulty tax forms and hackers at State

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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GovTV: DJ Patil's data vision

The newly named chief data scientist sketches the future of data-driven government.

Michael Daniel speaking at the Atlantic Council

The new frontier for information sharing

A week after two big moves on cybersecurity policy, cyber czar Michael Daniel reflects on the avenues for public-private information sharing.

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DJ Patil tapped as U.S. chief data scientist

The man who declared data scientist "the sexiest job of the 21st century” now plays that part for the federal government.

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Pay.gov now takes Paypal, Dwolla

Apple Pay could be available for consumers to use in some federal transactions, such as entry fee payments at national parks, by September.

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Legislation and the future of federal cybersecurity

New laws promise to strengthen agencies' efforts to block network intruders, share information and build a topnotch cybersecurity workforce.

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In search of a mobile app standard

The CIO Council aims to standardize the way agencies vet mobile apps.

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Secret Service head named, accused hacker pleads and Navy patents honored

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Pushing ahead on spectrum sharing

Draft recommendations to address how government and industry might begin to sort out issues of security classification in spectrum sharing were adopted Feb. 18.

The 2015 Federal 100

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