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Warren: Cyber won't suffer in VA budget crunch

Acting VA tech head Steph Warren says malware attempts are trending down from a peak in March, a result of the wider use of Einstein 3.

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Not enough hype for the IoT?

A new report says the seemingly over-hyped Internet of Things might actually be under-hyped.

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First, admit you have a problem

Greg Godbout's advice to agencies confronted with data-based evidence of a project's failure? Admit you messed up and quickly change direction.

18F delays RFQ again, DOD wants cloud, White House FISMA compliance and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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CIO Scott seeks new framework for government cloud

Federal CIO Tony Scott wants to re-imagine government processes for cloud.

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Should FedRAMP be the standard for all public sector?

Conversations with Canada, U.S. states are ongoing about how to leverage the federal cloud security framework.

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OPM yanks background check system offline

Weeks after first disclosing massive breaches, OPM has shuttered a vital background check system.

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Eagerly awaited agile BPA is delayed

18F's novel agile procurement attempt is pushed back while the agency works to answer all the vendor questions pouring in.

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Turns out these walls can talk

Linking buildings to monitoring systems is becoming increasingly sophisticated, and GSA is hoping to use the IoT to cut costs and boost energy efficiency.

CFPB's complaint database, FCC's IBM cloud and Graves' promotion

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Agile development requires agile developers

Focus on the people today if you want agile to succeed tomorrow, argues Lawrence Fitzpatrick.

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Study tackles DOD acquisition riddle

Use all funding options to get cutting-edge technologies into the hands of soldiers faster, says a new CSIS study.

The 2015 Federal 100

Meet 100 women and men who are doing great things in federal IT.