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Cadet Second Class Josh Hayden helps a teammate with a computing challenge. Dr. Martin Carlisle (in red tie, background) the professor who leads the Cyber Competition Team, makes his rounds to help the cadets.

Meet the Air Force's future cyber force

FCW visited the Air Force Academy outside Colorado Springs, where a team of young cyber cadets is racking up medals and experience prized by Pentagon leaders.

Why agencies have 'barely scratched the surface' with shared services

A new survey finds that agency leaders fear lock-in, and are reluctant to adopt shared services without a clear cost/benefit analysis.

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Hiring, procurement are pain points for FirstNet

Building a national communications network for first responders is a massive undertaking, and no one seems pleased with the progress so far.

Shutterstock image (by Markus Gann): flying email envelopes.

State Department IG weighs in on broader email concerns

Report offers seven recommendations "to improve the use of record emails by Department of State employees and mission staff members."

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DHS IG: S&T Directorate needs better contract oversight

The Science and Technology Directorate said it will have strengthened contracting documentation processes in place by summer.