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Public-private group envisions 'acquisition of the future'

AOF brings together government and industry in an effort to chart a new course for acquisition overhaul efforts.

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NIST's dream: Integrating security into design

New guidelines offer best practices for information systems security.

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The state of cloud security

Industry giants say cloud security is a shared responsibility, with vendors providing the services and agencies responsible for creating secure apps and following standard practices.

News and notes from day 2 at FOSE

Highlights from the second day of the FOSE conference.

News and notes from FOSE

Highlights from the first day at the FOSE conference.

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Change, technology and the federal workforce

From using data intelligently to adjusting to a younger workforce to training with a purpose, experts analyze the near-future of government.

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The mosaic effect and big data

Big data, inside government and out, is leading to a reconsideration of what is meant by privacy.

Will shared services disrupt competition?

As the government moves forward with a policy to promote the use of federal shared-service providers for financial management, industry leaders wonder what will happen to the marketplace.

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Taking video analytics to the next level

The technology has become more common in the federal space and even in consumer settings, but it still has a long way to go.

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DISA director: Industry has a role in Pentagon cloud

While the Snowden and Manning leaks may have underlined the importance of the Joint Information Environment, it is unclear if they accelerated the timetable for completion.

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Justice reassures ISPs on information-sharing

A DOJ white paper asserts that federal law does not preclude companies from providing aggregate data -- if that data contains no specific, detailed information on customers.

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Stat overflow?

Screening IT projects at the start could be a boon -- but it's got to be done right.