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E-mail circling the globe

Clinton says she regrets not using .gov address

There are still lingering questions about the former secretary of State’s use of a private email address and server.

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FOIA scorecard, an NSA lawsuit, USPTO's new director and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Clinton's printed emails a headache for archivists

Printed emails aren't searchable, don't retain all metadata and aren't necessarily threaded in a way that gives a chronological account of an exchange.

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NHTSA can't get on the road again

Implementing a new crash-data system requires travel that the highway safety agency says it can't afford.

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Exploring the next wave of IT cost cutting

By applying a long-term mindset to strategic cost-saving initiatives, agencies can reshape how IT supports mission delivery.

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Peering into the cyber future

A new IARPA program looks to fund technology that can anticipate rather than react to cyber threats.

Cybersecurity research

Fast track for cyber hiring, UK hacker and DHS prizes

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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When government is the innovator

Not every great technology starts in Silicon Valley.

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The biggest information security risk for agencies isn't cyber

Federal security incidents increased 16 percent in FY 2014, and though "other" cyber investigations appear to be the culprit, "non-cyber" security concerns maintain the lead.

OASIS tool and CBP app

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Is your network ready for the cloud?

Cloud apps can turbocharge an agency's productivity, but only if the connectivity is tuned to support them.

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DHS procurement dodged a slow-moving bullet

Stop-and-start uncertainty had threatened deployment of the latest iteration of the Einstein automated intrusion-detection program.

The 2015 Federal 100

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