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Army mobile transition slowed by culture

The Army is working to develop a mobile ecosystem that allows work to be done anywhere, anytime, but that requires cultural change, not just technological change says one official.

DHS cyber reorg bill coming

A top DHS cybersecurity official and a leading lawmaker are pushing a plan to reorganize federal cyber protection.

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Hurd: Revised MGT Act coming 'very soon'

The chairman of the House subcommittee on federal IT says that tweaks are coming to a bill to support agency moves to the cloud.

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Former cyber czar looks to change info sharing

As the U.S. government continues to wrestle with policies and programs to share intelligence about cybersecurity threats with the private sector, a small non-profit is trying to change paradigms around information sharing.

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Can Jared fix federal IT?

Seasoned government managers are hopeful about an innovation effort backed by the president, but they see pitfalls and the possibility of duplication.

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Why the internet of things isn't as vulnerable as it looks

While security mavens cast the internet of things as leaky and vulnerable, the tech is also a vital ally, according to the head of the DHS Science & Technology Directorate.

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OPM issues how-to guide for layoffs

Following the White House's proposed budget cuts, the Office of Personnel Management issued guidance for agency heads on how to handle potential workforce reductions.

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Why Trump’s budget bodes well for IT transformation

Agencies have taken admirable, if cautious, steps to modernize their IT, but wholesale change is needed. Proposed budget cuts just might force that to happen.

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Trump hotel lease is valid, says GSA

The lease President Trump signed with the GSA for the Old Post Office building in Washington is in compliance, an agency contracting officer said.

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GSA employee, husband guilty in hiring scheme

A former senior GSA contracting official and her husband pleaded guilty in a conspiracy that spread falsified resumes liberally around federal agencies and contractors.

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New cyber warriors face culture shock

The U.S. military services are scrambling to recruit and train new cyber warriors, but that is also requiring cultural changes in institutions known for order, tradition and stability.

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Watchdogs worried about DOJ's tech

Oversight officials told Congress they are concerned about the Justice Department's cybersecurity, use of unreliable tech and inability to track contract and grant spending.

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