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VA telehealth savings, Internet of Things security, and making at the White House

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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DoD releases update to electronic health record plan

The Department of Defense is close to releasing a final solicitation for its long-awaited electronic health record solution.

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Malware methodology, drone launchers and a health IT departure

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Cybersecurity a key bilateral issue for White House, and not just with China

The Obama administration is trying to build international norms in the wake of the China hacker indictments.

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Fed agency eyeing commercial UAS apps

The U.S. Geological Survey is watching the FAA-monitored testing of unmanned craft as it ponders possible use of the systems.

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Agencies want more guidance on digital strategy

IT and HR managers are reasonably happy with the progress their agencies have made but want senior leaders to play a more active role.

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CBP biometric test center set to open

The Maryland facility will test devices that record biometric data from travelers exiting the country.

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FCC targets cyber role, NOAA inks IT deal, IBM eyes EHR and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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New NIST guidance planned as part of federal info policy

The National Archives and Records Administration is leading a plan to create new standards for controlled unclassified government information that includes new NIST guidance and changes to the Federal Acquisition Regulation.

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House Intel chairman upbeat on cyber legislation

Rep. Mike Rogers says a better public understanding of cyber issues in the wake of the Snowden leaks would help push information-sharing proposals forward.

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GSA analysis shows data storage purchases increasing

Call center, data storage and network restoration services are among the fastest movers under GSA’s Networx contract vehicle.

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Which technologies really matter?

SolarWinds surveyed public sector IT professionals on the technologies having the biggest impact in their agencies -- and on how often their expertise is sought by top management.