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    The long-term budget outlook

    When the Congressional Budget Office reassured agencies that no last-minute sequesters are needed for fiscal 2014, it also revisited the long-term targets. The forecast: Steady growth, but slowly. 08/19/2014

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    Digital Service and agency IT: Advice for Mikey

    Steve Kelman has some suggestions to help the administration's latest IT outsider succeed. 08/19/2014

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    Finding savings in FOIA

    An analysis of state-level freedom-of-information requests shows how cost-effective smart open-data efforts can be. 08/19/2014

  • Cybersecurity
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    Why FISMA is not enough for the Internet of Things

    It's not just TSA devices that are vulnerable, says Billy Rios, director of threat intelligence at Qualys. And the procurement process is a crucial link in preventing back-door cyberattacks on federal facilities. 08/15/2014

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    Here we go again

    Wasn't last year's budget deal supposed to make appropriations easy? 08/15/2014

  • Commentary
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    What it takes to achieve effective cyber defense

    Addressing nontechnical challenges could help overcome slow-moving government policies and a compliance-focused culture, writes FireEye's Travis Rosiek. 08/15/2014

  • Profile
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    For IG, the future is now at USPS

    Inspector General David Williams takes a broad view of his role at the perennially cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service, including the development of new technologies and revenue streams. 08/14/2014

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    FAA moves on drone test and research sites

    The last of six authorizations to operate and a solicitation for a Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems came in the past week. 08/14/2014

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    TechFAR, Digital Playbook get tentative thumbs up

    The new tools are a first step, but critics still contend that federal acquisition rules are outdated when it comes to buying IT. 08/12/2014

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    The REAL regulatory challenge of agile development

    Steve Kelman argues that TechFAR's problem with agile is at the task order level, not the contract level. 08/12/2014