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Industry dives into NS2020 draft

NS2020 is aimed at making GSA the strategic sourcing center for network-based and network-enabled services.

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DHS names first task order 2 award under CDM

The first award went to Knowledge Consulting Group, which will implement tools and services from three vendors.

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VA misused $92.5 million on software, IG says

Money was used from non-IT accounts to pay for the Health Care Claims Processing System.

GAO examines air traffic control and Medicaid, NASA named a top 50 brand

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Draft RFP for NS2020 debuts

General Services Administration makes self-imposed deadline for the successor to Networx -- albeit barely.

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Security and data management driving mobile app demand

As mobile becomes ubiquitous in business, a new survey finds application security and access to corporate systems remain among users' chief concerns.

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IRS email probe awaits new software

IG finds "potential criminal activity," but the investigation is on hold pending settlement of a dispute with a vendor over software licensing rights.

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Consolidation, culture and one very big contract

David Bowen, the Defense Health Agency's director of health IT, has a seriously complex to-do list.

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How much cloud is too much cloud?

The average public sector organization uses 721 cloud services, says a new report from Skyhigh Networks.

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Trinity returns, DCS debuts, senators back IGs and DOD metrics

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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DNI worries about cumulative, not catastrophic, cyber threat

DNI James Clapper is less worried about a cyber Pearl Harbor than death from a thousand cuts.

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Cyber gets a boost in VA budget request

The department is seeking an increase in information security spending from $156 million in 2015 to $180.3 million for 2016.