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NASA extends incumbent on troubled ACES contract

It looks like NASA is going to go the full 10 years on its agencywide $2.5 billion IT services contract ACES, despite early hiccups.

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18F wants you to buy IT faster and cheaper

When it comes to buying digital tools, too many agencies are hung up on what they believe is not allowed.

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Graves: TMF is about more than the money

The Technology Modernization Fund's proposal process and review board are teaching agencies how to put together a solid business case.

Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.)

Khanna looks to spruce up online government services

Freshman congressman Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) has already introduced a bill to give federal websites a facelift and has rolled out 10 principles on data privacy as the "Internet Bill of Rights."

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Federal DMARC compliance spikes up

A significant number of agencies and domains may not meet an Oct. 16 deadline set by DHS, but cybersecurity firms are still praising the federal government's progress in combatting spoofing attacks.

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Microsoft workers urge company to pass on JEDI

Citing ethical concerns, a group identifying itself as "Employees of Microsoft" want the tech giant to forego bids on the Pentagon's $10 billion cloud procurement.

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A big-ticket vendor merger hits EIS

The Harris-L3 merger won't significantly impact the $50 billion federal Enterprise Infrastructure Services contract, the companies report.

Freedom of Information Act Advisory Committee member Melanie Pustay, U.S. Department of Justice, discusses the committee

Taking point on FOIA

Requesters tasked the U.S. with a record 1 million FOIA requests for fiscal year 2018, but while getting in the front door is easier than ever, getting responses is still a grind.

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Agencies still queueing for TMF funds

While Congress has yet to fund the Modernizing Government Technology Act for FY2019, agencies continue to submit project for consideration this year.

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Excellence begins at home, TTS chief says

Agencies don't have to depend on the General Services Administration to design and launch their own internal Centers of Excellence-like programs to support modernization.

8 prototypes of the border walls as tweeted by CBP San Diego

DHS contractors face protests – on the streets

Tech companies are facing protests internally from workers and externally from activists about doing for government amid controversial policies like "zero tolerance" for illegal immigration.

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DHS, FBI chiefs say cyber inflects every security and criminal threat

Cybersecurity isn't the only threat facing the country, but an Oct. 10 Senate Homeland Security hearing hammered home the extent to which the digital revolution touches every problem in the national security space.

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