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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.

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FITARA included in compromise defense measure

Negotiators on the defense authorization bill included provisions from the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act in what they hope is the final version of the legislation.

Benjamin Rhodeside

This Rising Star was instrumental in building bipartisan support for the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act.

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Immigration order means big lift for CIS, ICE

An information-sharing program is being overhauled, and agencies will have to find funding to deal with a massive influx of applications.

Michael Rogers

NSA director predicts major cyberattack by 2025

Adm. Michael Rogers, leader of NSA and U.S. Cyber Command, testified on Capitol Hill on Nov. 20 about pending cybersecurity legislation.

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NATO tests, Eshoo loses and Massachusetts challenges

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

CTO Todd Park

One man's 'detailed knowledge'...

Former CTO Todd Park told a House subcommittee that he didn't manage HealthCare.gov before its ill-fated launch.

Jason Chaffetz

Meet Darrell Issa's replacement

As the new chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) will have a full plate in the 114th Congress.

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DHS audit, S&T website and smartphone encryption

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.