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Legislation and the future of federal cybersecurity

New laws promise to strengthen agencies' efforts to block network intruders, share information and build a topnotch cybersecurity workforce.

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DHS shutdown could affect the C in CDM

Assistant Secretary Andy Ozment said the appropriations stalemate threatens crucial cybersecurity functions.

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Info sharing, Carter's confirmation and Facebook cyber

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Can the Senate make sense of the Internet of Things?

Lawmakers and experts discuss how to ensure IoT security without getting in the way of innovation.

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How Congress can make cyber reforms real

Congressional oversight is essential to ensuring compliance with cybersecurity legislation. Here are three ways lawmakers can improve that oversight.

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Anthem cyberattack renews calls for info sharing

House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul said Congress needs "to take aggressive action."

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Ash Carter in the dock, FAA on the moon and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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IGs seek more access to agency data

Inspectors general complain to Congress that agencies often respond to requests for information with claims that it is protected by law.

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FOIA redux, population data and encryption middle ground

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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House Intel organizes, TSA gears up for Super Bowl and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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A committee organizes, an app for snow days and a tool to fight vandals

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Pentagon submits acquisition reform ideas to Congress

DOD sees acquisition overhaul as a key element in maintaining the country's technological edge.

The 2015 Federal 100

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