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NIST spells out information-sharing best practices

A draft document from the National Institute of Standards and Technology aims to improve agencies’ sharing of cyber threat information.

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DHS to embed researchers 'on the ground'

The Science and Technology Directorate will deploy research personnel to DHS components to get a better grip on agency IT needs.

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Budget forecasts, campaign apps and congressional data centers

News and notes from around the federal IT community

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18F to launch consulting group and project dashboard

The consulting service arose from the ongoing challenge of being called in to fix IT projects long after they were funded, scoped and set in motion.

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Shared services for mapping and a GSA promotion

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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'Computer Chaos' at 20: Back where we started

A key contributor to Clinger-Cohen argues that federal IT has failed to take advantage of the tools that law provided.

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New cyber doctrine shows more offense, transparency

The Pentagon has outlined a military strategy that goes beyond previous doctrine in its focus on offensive cyber operations.

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DHS sketches the tech future

The department's Science and Technology Directorate aims for seamless cybersecurity infrastructure as part of its long-term plan for technological development.

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A mountain of net neutrality comments, a privacy paradox, ransomware warnings and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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It takes DISA 3.5 hours to activate a single classified mobile phone -- here's why

Over-the-air provisioning remains a challenge for classified mobile devices.

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Proposed rule change could hit small IT businesses

An SBA plan would reclassify IT firms with annual sales of more than $27.5 million, making them ineligible for small business preferences.

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Cloud standards, SEWP protests and NGA gamification

News and notes from around the federal IT community.