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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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SEWP contracts, RFP ghostwriting and national lab royalties

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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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.

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

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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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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Library of Congress rudderless on IT, says GAO

To help fix the lack of strategic direction, GAO suggested the world's biggest library hire a permanent CIO.

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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.

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How to fire a fed

According to the Government Accountability Office, it's usually slowly, and with much trepidation.

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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.

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Truckers, GAO take exception to DoT mobile data app

Trucking industry groups and a Government Accountability Office analyst say the app's raw data can lead to inaccurate conclusions about carrier safety.

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A FedRAMP OK for Huddle, a server relocation dispute and national lab leadership changes

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Mikey Dickerson on failures and fixes

The head of the U.S. Digital Service found that the joys of public service can overcome even sleep deprivation.