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HHS mirrors Google, bank regulators' IT shortcomings and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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e-QIP fallout and more phishing schemes

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Rep. Gerald Connolly

Unlike Clinger and Cohen, Connolly says he's here to stay

The authors of the last big federal IT reform law left Congress soon after enactment. Virginia Democrat Gerry Connolly says "we're going to continue to watch over" FITARA implementation.

Mark Randall Meadows, U.S. Representative for North Carolina

A chairman returns and Skype in space

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Einstein the only winner from another flaying of OPM on the Hill

A key lawmaker said he is readying fresh legislation to accelerate the cyber detection program.

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OPM contractors in the crosshairs

House Oversight and Government Reform targeted OPM officials and contractors alike for their roles in the massive hack.

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More fed security woes, more DHS bills and a wait-and-see approach to EAGLE II

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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McCaul says OPM hack should push Senate to act on cyber

The theft of information on federal employees from government systems should provide the Senate with the urgency to pass cybersecurity legislation, according to one of the bill's key House sponsors.

Katherine Archuleta

OPM head touts cyber revamp, mum on who’s to blame for breach

Appearing before a Senate committee was a peaceful affair for OPM Director Katherine Archuleta compared to the tongue-lashing she got in the House last week, but she still faced tough questions – and couldn't answer all of them.

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House passes check on Internet transition, multiple DHS measures

In addition to demanding review of any change to the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority, legislators pushed for IT consolidation, improved communications and other reforms for DHS component agencies.

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Grassley unsatisfied with DOD response to ex-comptroller case

Sen. Charles Grassley and the Defense Department have traded letters over the alleged mistreatment of former Defense Information Systems Agency Comptroller Jimaye Sones.

Mark Randall Meadows, U.S. Representative for North Carolina

Meadows loses Gov Ops gavel

A key House subcommittee with broad oversight of government management will be getting a new chairman.

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