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Surplus TSA airport scanner missed initial data scrubbing

One of 165 decommissioned scanners escaped with its data intact, but its hard drive was soon removed, according to an IG report.

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St. Elizabeth's campus again at issue on Capitol Hill

Members of the House and Senate disagree over whether the DHS consolidation is serving the best interests of taxpayers or the department.

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Meet the 2014 Rising Stars

Two dozen young leaders to be honored at Oct. 14 awards gala.

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DHS departures, a potential conflict of interest and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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IC falling behind on plans for continuous evaluation of cleared personnel

The exact size of the security clearance re-check backlog is closely held by the government, but it could affect more than 1.1 million individuals.

Collaboration tools: Making location moot

As agencies deal with travel restrictions and increasingly complex work teams, the technology options for bringing employees together are keeping pace.

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DHS and KeyPoint hiring, Brennan defending and drones flying

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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'Social as an enterprise strategy'

GSA CIO Sonny Hashmi offered attendees at a Digital Government Institute cloud and data conference insight into the evolving nature of government-citizen relations.

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More China hacking, a deputy director for OPM and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Issa report paints picture of strife, factionalism in run-up to HealthCare.gov launch

IT leaders at the Health and Human Services Department considered pushing for a limited launch to test for problems, but were rebuffed.

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ICITE ready to ramp up, ODNI official says

The long-planned joint IT environment is becoming more tangible to intel analysts.

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Census data scandal 'not as bad as we initially thought'

A Commerce Department IG report and a joint congressional investigation effectively cleared the Philadelphia Census office of allegations that it manipulated data for political purposes but found plenty of other problems.