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Uncertainty after FedRAMP deadline, but oversight tools already exist

Feb. 28 reports will shed new light on agency's compliance efforts.

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Telework Week expected to draw 100,000-plus feds

Pledges for 2014 to work remotely have already exceeded last year's.

Keith Trippie

DHS departure raises questions for cloud

Keith Trippie, executive director for the Enterprise System Development Office in DHS’s Office of the Chief Information Officer, has been a cloud champion at the department.

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DHS lays out cyber framework details

Intrusion detection and prevention, netflow analysis and firewall monitoring are among the services that will be provided to states and territories.

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Report: Government should backstop efforts to protect grid

A study from the Bipartisan Policy Center recommends incentives to persuade utility companies to comply with industry standards.

Behind the scenes at the HealthCare.gov tech surge

A new report reveals insider details from the scramble to save HealthCare.gov.

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States aiming at NSA might hit contractors

Proposals under consideration in several legislatures would limit state interaction with firms assisting warrantless data collection.

Teri Takai

Pentagon CIO points to in-phone security

Teri Takai wants industry to develop mobile devices that DOD can certify quickly -- and cheaply.

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Feds' facial recognition systems fall outside code of conduct

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration's code of conduct will apply only to commercial uses, at least to start.

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NOAA turns to industry for help in sharing its data

RFI seeks suggestions on how best to offer terabytes of weather data -- and to keep taxpayers from footing the bill.

Defense Department CIO Teri Takai speaking at a Feb. 20, 2014, press conference.

Takai takes FITARA to task for oversight provisions

Defense Department CIO is concerned the legislation might collide with internal Pentagon realignment efforts.

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White House issues policy guide for administrative data sharing

Detailed guidance spells out what agencies can do to overcome institutional barriers to using data through collaboration across programs and agencies.