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FEATURES

A work in progress
Experts debate whether the creation of DHS boosted technology programs as expected

Terrorists brandish tech sword, too
Five years after the 2001 terrorist attacks, law enforcement and terrorist groups bring new levels of sophistication to the ongoing game of digital cat and mouse

Technology trap
Is our national obsession with technology causing us to misdirect our terrorism-fighting efforts?



NEWS

Audit puts GSA on the spot again
IG cites procurement violations yet recommends DOD do business with GSA

Jim Williams: Rebuilding GSA by focusing on customers

Army to require encryption for traveling devices

Circuit



COMMENT

Editorial: Changing everything
There has been a noticeable and disappointing lack of significant or meaningful change on Capitol Hill since the 2001 terrorist attacks

Kelman: Unsung heroes of contracting



MANAGEMENT

Union: Low staffing at LAX worsens delays
Airline passenger advocacy group says staffing levels are part of a larger problem

New book offers managers tips on keeping the best employees


TECHNOLOGY

Financial analysts get a new language
XBRL has helped financial institutions expedite reporting and data analysis

Tool tackles insider threats

The Pipeline

HP offers affordable ultralight notebook

Both sides shift cyberwar tactics


BUSINESS

Integrators see dark clouds, some sunshine
Climate is one of tight budgets, price pressures

Experts see little fallout from Thomas’ criticism of CSC


POLICY

Defense objects to adopting VA health records system
Despite congressional urging, DOD insists the VA system does not meet its needs

NARA must improve ERA expense plan



FlipSide

FCW’s brush with COOP


Featured

  • Cybersecurity

    DHS floats 'collective defense' model for cybersecurity

    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen wants her department to have a more direct role in defending the private sector and critical infrastructure entities from cyberthreats.

  • Defense
    Defense Secretary James Mattis testifies at an April 12 hearing of the House Armed Services Committee.

    Mattis: Cloud deal not tailored for Amazon

    On Capitol Hill, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis sought to quell "rumors" that the Pentagon's planned single-award cloud acquisition was designed with Amazon Web Services in mind.

  • Census
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    2020 Census to include citizenship question

    The Department of Commerce is breaking with recent practice and restoring a question about respondent citizenship last used in 1950, despite being urged not to by former Census directors and outside experts.

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