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Forthcoming cybersecurity framework to address privacy

Since the most recent draft came out in October, a sharpened focus on privacy has evolved.

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NSA cybersecurity issues echo scathing Hill report

A New York Times story on NSA vulnerabilities bears a striking resemblance to a report by Republicans on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee detailing problems at other agencies.

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Raytheon latest to claim DARPA strategic tech funding

The newest award suggests the Pentagon and intelligence community want to improve the collection of geospatial data.


Study: Pentagon fuel supply at risk of hack

The use of unsecured networks to oversee many aspects of military logistics raises the possibility of malware attacks.

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Don't be too sure about the state of your security

Cyberthreat Defense Report sheds light on global cybersecurity measures

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Work: It's what you do, not where you do it

In the ongoing quest to save money, many agencies are turning to flexible, communal office space -- and are redefining work in the process.


Big data today will be the norm tomorrow

Author Bill Franks says organizations that capitalize on big data in the technology's infancy will seize an early competitive advantage.

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ODNI enlists telecoms to find metadata storage solution

A request for information seeks suggestions on how to keep telephone metadata accessible to spy agencies without the government storing it.

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Fed IT transformation a no-brainer? Not so fast

Juggling competing priorities makes agency IT overhauls an often overwhelming exercise.

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The big switch

Telecom carriers are eager to see federal agencies get moving on the changeover to IP-based networks.

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How the speed of technological change can be an opportunity

Former USDA CIO Chris Smith, now AT&T's vice president of technology, says government is coping reasonably well but could do more to lead.

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Critical infrastructure cyber bill moves forward

The bipartisan measure would codify numerous existing government cybersecurity efforts.