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Latest NIST security guide, open CRS, GSA spins up portal offerings and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Dave Gwyn

The new RFI: Request for innovation

The natural tendency of RFPs and RFIs to protect outdated architectures must be overcome if FITARA is to succeed.

Jason Chaffetz

Chaffetz wants answers from US-CERT, OPM on hack

A top watchdog in Congress isn't done with his probes into the theft of personal data on feds.

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A season for cyber

A big cybersecurity bill awaits the Senate in September, and several other information-security measures are in the pipeline.

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Purchase-card innovation, HHS re-orgs, email hacks and drone management

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Another cyber bill, a FedRAMP report card, cyber-ed partnerships and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Denise Turner Roth.

Roth's SAM deadline paves way for confirmation

GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth informed Sen. Claire McCaskill that the System for Award Management is scheduled for integration on Aug. 23, 2017.

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Senate stalls on cybersecurity bill

Wrangling over amendments delays floor action on Senate cyber bill until September.

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Are we seriously talking about shutdowns again?

September 30 is much closer than it seems, and even a continuing resolution could run into snags.

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As Senate moves on cyber, DHS cautions on privacy

Senate legislation could put DHS in the position of contributing to the "compromise of personally identifiable information,” says Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.

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China hacking map, getting behind Einstein and Alabama cyber

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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PSC takes on OPM, FBI lags on info sharing, Joint Chiefs' email crashes and more

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.