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After the breach: 21.5 million exposed individuals still waiting

Feds have blown past the August deadlines for OPM breach notifications they now say they “never intended” to meet.

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FAA has looked at clouds from both sides now

A 10-year, $108 million deal with CSC Government Solutions will also include Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and other cloud providers.

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NASA AI to power first-responder tech

The Jet Propulsion Laboratory is working on lightweight artificial intelligence software to give situational awareness and decision support to first responders.

Records management: Are agencies getting full return on information?

A recent survey found that only 33 percent of federal employees are very confident in current records programs.

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Why end-user device controls are critical

The FTC's chief technologist recently had his laptop stolen. What happened next shows just how valuable end-user privacy and security controls can be.

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GSA makes awards for long-awaited agile BPA

After multiple delays and an unusual solicitation process, 18F has 16 vendors ready to start delivering agile services.

FirstNet woos potential bidders

With initial funding and spectrum secured, the public safety broadband network must actually start building soon. And that will require the cooperation of telecom firms.

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DOD pledges $75M for hybrid electronics

The Defense Department is awarding a grant for manufacturing hybrid electronics to a consortium of firms, universities and nonprofits.

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Shielding innovation from DOD bureaucracy, mapping feds' local impact and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Army tries to speed cyber acquisition process

The Army is using an acquisition template known as the Information Technology Box to help it cope with cyberthreats.

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Yelp redux, NSA's balancing act, new cyber paradigms and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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How feds can put the hashtag in hiring

New report from the Partnership for Public Service offers best practices for using social media when recruiting for government jobs.