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Cybercrime survey points to heightened concerns

The study found an "underwhelming level of participation" in federally inspired information sharing efforts.

Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Mark Warner (D-Virginia).

Collins, Warner look to give DHS more power to police federal networks

In the wake of the OPM hack, a bipartisan group of senators wants Homeland Security to take the lead on protecting the dot-gov domain.

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Where's the new cyber strategy?

A week after the end of the federal "sprint," OMB is working past its own deadline on the Federal Civilian Cybersecurity Strategy.

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3PAO revisions and fragmented satellites

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

ICE unveils expanded cyber forensics lab

The 5,000-square-foot forensic laboratory in Fairfax, Va., rivals anything seen on CSI.

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Senators want to shore up automotive cybersecurity

Lawmakers are looking to set federal standards governing both the security of cars with network-connected computers and the privacy of the drivers.

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Jeh Johnson's email, cyber export controls and faux phishing

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Machine learning, agency missions and finding the shape of the haystack

Will computers that take information in, build hierarchies and learn over time diminish the role of human judgment in government?

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The thousand natural shocks that cloud is heir to

Migrating to the cloud is no Shakespearean tragedy, but the road is not always a smooth one, either.

Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.)

Q&A: Rep. Ted Lieu

The California Democrat with a degree in computer science chastises government for launching tech "when they know it's going to fail. We should just stop doing that."

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It didn't start (and doesn't end) with OPM

The lax security that made OPM an easy target permeates government, says ICIT study.

 Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) unveiled the HHS Response and Recovery Resources Compendium late mid July.

HHS develops resource portal, radiation detection tech

The aim is to provide an easy-to-use online catalog for quick disaster response.

The 2015 Federal 100

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