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HealthCare.gov flaws, DARPA drones, OSTP prizes and the Datanauts' debut

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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NSA surveillance and an HHS nomination

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Joint Chiefs cyber link, DOJ cyber guidelines, IP 911 risks and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Thune seeks answers on White House cyber breach

The chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee wants to know if any personal or policy information was stolen.

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FBI cyber boss gets bigger portfolio

Joseph Demarest, who took a leading role in pointing the finger at North Korea for the Sony hack, moves to the No. 2 position in the Criminal, Cyber, Response and Services Branch.

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NASA plays show-and-tell on the Hill

America's space agency took to Capitol Hill to show lawmakers the tech advances taxpayers' dollars are buying -- and how they could help humans reach Mars.

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Another CIO retirement, Lerner's email and an unpatched software alert

News and notes from around the federal IT community

Deputy Director Michael Garcia (left) and Senior Standards and Technology Advisor Paul Grassi (right) of NIST

NIST plays matchmaker on identity verification

The National Institute of Standards and Technology funds the Identity Ecosystem Steering Group, bringing together disparate interests to solve the password puzzle.

Dan Gordon, former head of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy

Longtime procurement expert Gordon set to retire

The former OFPP administrator and GAO executive, now an associate dean at GWU Law School, is retiring in July.

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Clothes make the manager, data could boost women in STEM, DOE deputy CIO departs

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Victor Gavin the Navy

Mobile: It's not just IT, it's an adventure

PEO-EIS Victor Gavin says the Navy wants to adopt not only new technologies, but also a mobile mindset.

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Drones, DCGS and a GPO promotion

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

The 2015 Federal 100

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