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State Department IG weighs in on broader email concerns

Report offers seven recommendations "to improve the use of record emails by Department of State employees and mission staff members."

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Why Internet voting remains a risky proposition

A Lawrence Livermore expert details the many ways online elections could be corrupted.

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How not to drown in your agency's data

A new case study details the Education Department's efforts to get ahead of data disclosure challenges.

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Will Census be ready for Internet response in 2020?

The Census Bureau hasn't established a time frame for its cloud computing plans, including testing for scalability, security, and privacy protection, as well as determining a budget for cloud services.

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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 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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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.

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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.

The 2015 Federal 100

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