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Airborne surveillance, IT interns and network defenses

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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NARA gets more power over records under new law

The nation's archivist gets rule-writing authority under a new law. Will everyday feds notice the difference?

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Congress averts shutdown with 2-day funding bill

Longer-term funding still requires Senate approval, president's signature.

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Congress moves cyber-hiring, FISMA measures

A bill that will allow DHS to hire cybersecurity professionals faster and pay them more now heads to the president for his signature.

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7 things the 'cromnibus' means for IT

IT spending was not a sticking point in the negotiations, but there were some developments worth noting.

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HUD IT, an Army airport for drones and Reid pins losses on HealthCare.gov

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Counting down to Dec. 11, DHS' Einstein award and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Beyond FITARA: 8 ways the defense bill seeks to modernize Pentagon IT

The measure signals a certain impatience with the way the military is adapting -- or not adapting -- to new technological realities.

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Internet of Things on docket for new Congress

The incoming GOP Senate majority is likely to focus on how the government regulates the growing universe of networks and connected devices.

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Shutdown 2.0 appears unlikely

Feds worried about a replay of the 2013 standoff that led to a two-week lapse in the government's spending authority shouldn't plan on another round of shutdown beards.

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Taking ownership of the Data Act

GAO and Treasury representatives told lawmakers that implementation of the Data Act is about to enter a crucial phase.

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IT hiring, new Oversight staff and CBO on workforce reductions

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Operation Jump Start

FCW is proud to support this Feb. 9 event to help the soldiers of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom transition to civilian careers.