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IT acquisition failures land on high-risk list

Technology problems are at the heart of a number of programs on GAO’s list of troubled federal initiatives.

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Daniels: CTIIC will take pressure off White House

The new cyber intel center will have about 50 staffers to start, with about half permanent employees and half detailees from intelligence agencies.

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Can the Senate make sense of the Internet of Things?

Lawmakers and experts discuss how to ensure IoT security without getting in the way of innovation.

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How Congress can make cyber reforms real

Congressional oversight is essential to ensuring compliance with cybersecurity legislation. Here are three ways lawmakers can improve that oversight.

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Growth in big data draws women to statistics

The field of statistics is booming, thanks in large part to the increased need for data analysts.

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NGA banks on the power of transparency

Agency director touts data shared to combat Ebola, says open approach "is our future."

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New cyber agency modeled on counterterrorism center

The cyber center, being announced today, is intended to give federal agencies a way to “connect the dots” on cyber-threat patterns.

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Critical tech, reverse auctions and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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DOD guide looks beyond FedRAMP protections

The guide follows up on a memo that defined responsibilities for Pentagon components that acquire commercial cloud services.

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OMB agrees to release government-wide data inventories

The "largest index of government data in the world" will soon be made public.

Strategy reflects heightened cyberthreat

A new White House document identifies cybersecurity as a pressing national security concern.

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ESRI, DISA, acquisitions and the cloud

News and notes from around the federal IT community.