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'CIOs shouldn't have five-year plans'

Funding is set for another year, but federal IT managers say they still need to keep their eye on the budget ball.

Jason Chaffetz

Chaffetz announces new IT subcommittee

Incoming oversight chairman also promises a less personal tone to hearings.

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Outgoing Intelligence chairman warns of cyber vulnerabilities

Retiring Michigan Republican Mike Rogers’ valedictory is the latest in a series of dire warnings about the need to bolster cyber defenses.

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Spending and defense bills head to White House

Procedural challenges in the Senate give way to final votes on both "must-pass" pieces of legislation.

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Clock runs out on FOIA update

Popular bill to encourage broader document publication was stalled in the Senate until this week; Boehner declines to schedule House vote.

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FISMA, TSA IT measures on way to president

The FISMA overhaul incorporates the existing division of labor on protecting federal networks, while the TSA measure creates new levels of oversight for IT acquisition at the agency.

Jon Tester

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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