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GAO nudges OMB, NSA likes data and Data.gov does, too

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

White House: No 'red lines' in responding to cyber threats

Top White House cybersecurity adviser Michael Daniel wants all options on table for responding to cyber attacks.

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GSA unveils plan to allow TIC compliance for FedRAMP services

Draft "overlay" would give agencies and cloud service providers a new path to secure cloud connections.

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Air Force launches enterprise cyber strategy

Task Force Cyber Aware will take a year to diagnose the service's risks and vulnerabilities.

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Commerce aims to lead feds in data

CIO Steve Cooper is encouraging Commerce IT and data staffers to think entrepreneurially about data.

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A safety lesson from Little League, GSA breach notification and Navy war gamers

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Mobile's role in the big federal picture

Two senior GSA executives urge government to replicate the private sector's exploitation of the mobility-aided "creative economy."

Obama declares foreign cyber threats a 'national emergency'

The president’s executive order authorizes sanctions on those deemed a threat to U.S. economic or national security.

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Why cyber defense ultimately rests with the private sector

The government's cybersecurity efforts should be applauded, but companies bear the lion's share of responsibility for protecting their own networks.

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Drones, DCGS and a GPO promotion

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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'A tale of two contracting methods'

As the comment period ends for GSA's Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract vehicle, it begins for the Alliant 2 GWAC. Industry experts say there are some interesting contrasts.

Micheline Casey

Fed banking on new data sources

Siloed data could provide a near real-time impression of the health of the economy, says Federal Reserve Board CDO Micheline Casey.

The 2015 Federal 100

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