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Richard Burr official photo, 114th Congress

Burr stumps for cyber bill

The North Carolina senator made CISA the focus of the Republican Party's weekly radio address.

Rand Corporation report: High-Priority Information Technology Needs for Law Enforcement

The one thing law enforcement really needs from IT

A new study urges the Justice Department to up its game on sharing the best tools and tactics with state and local partners.

FAA delays procurement to respond to hack

Unspecified cyberattack prompts agency to rethink its Security Operations Center requirements

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Piecing together the insider threat puzzle

Software and automation are crucial to preventing leaks and sabotage, but they're not the only tools deployed by agencies that collect and guard secret information.

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How to ease the e-discovery impact of FOIA requests

Agencies can simplify the process of responding to Freedom of Information Act requests with a little training on new technology tools.

NICS Interface

DHS transfers emergency-response tech

The Next-Generation Incident Command System is a mobile, web-based system designed to speed collaboration and enhance situational awareness.

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NASA still tops in agency innovation rankings

The five best-scoring large agencies improved on last year's numbers, but government-wide ratings continued to slide.

Michael Rogers

NSA touts role in cyber investigations

National Security Agency Director Adm. Michael Rogers called for closer and more rapid collaboration with the private sector in investigating cyber intrusions.

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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.

FedRAMP logo. (Update 2014)

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.

The 2015 Federal 100

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