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Agencies pay for public distrust in post-Snowden era

In the wake of the Snowden affair, Americans are growing more reluctant to hand over personal information to the government, which hurts legitimate data collection and could drive up costs.

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Issa takes aim at federal security protocols

A House committee held a closed hearing to discuss potentially sensitive information related to the security of the website.

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Highlighting some lessons learned by federal cloud users

Migration to the cloud yields real benefits, but only when thought through and managed properly, say federal IT leaders who have made the move.

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Agencies and Agile: How to make it work

A new report helps agency leaders understand what the popular approach to software development can offer complex government projects.

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FedRAMP: Keeping up with changing cloud security standards

Cloud computing continues to evolve -- and so do the government's security controls.

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CMS amped up cloud capacity a day before launched

Newly released contracting documents detail arrangements with Terremark and Accenture.

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Report says telework could save $14B annually

Telework is underused by the federal government and could boost employee productivity, argues a new study.

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What happens after the FedRAMP deadline?

Non-compliant cloud providers could cause an oversight problem for the agencies they serve, but beyond that the repercussions remain in flux.

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Justice Department sues security clearance firm

Among the background checks performed by USIS were those on intelligence community contractor Edward Snowden and Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis.

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Is cybersecurity the right job for you?

As cyber staffing shortages put pressure on the public and private sectors, many employers are showing little patience for job seekers with entry-level skills.

David Walker

Initiative aims to find and fix federal inefficiencies

Legislation would create a Government Transformation Board empowered to impose its will on recalcitrant agencies.

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Review board to Obama: Shut down NSA program

The recommendations would represent a more decisive step than reform efforts outlined by the president earlier this week.