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DOD: No contact from Trump transition team

A week after winning the election, the Trump team has undergone leadership shuffles and has yet to reach out to the Defense Department to initiate transition talks.

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What's next for government innovation groups?

Supporters are pressing for continuation of 18F and USDS, amid the uncertainty of tech policy in the coming Trump administration.

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CIOs uncertain about the Trump administration

Agency-level CIOs tell legislators that real progress is being made, but uncertainty looms regarding Trump administration IT priorities -- and in some cases, about their own futures.

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Connolly: Choppy waters ahead for civilian agency IT

FedRAMP, 18F and the federal workforce as a whole face uncertain futures in the next administration, according to Rep. Gerry Connolly.

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NIST's new take on IoT security

NIST's new guidance on security for the internet of things is not prescriptive like FIPS but instead offers a foundation for engineering security into connected devices.

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GSA offers feds a hand with contract writing

Federal agencies will be able to sign up with the General Services Administration's contract writing as-a-service in the coming year.

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What to look for in cyber policy during Trump's first 100 days

As the new administration comes on board, leaders must understand the cybersecurity relationships protecting critical infrastructure, according to one expert.

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White House tweaks incident reporting in FISMA memo

Agencies get an updated definition of a cyber incident in a recent Federal Information Security Modernization Act memo.

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Army announces bug bounty program

Based on the "Hack the Pentagon" bug bounty program, the Army's effort will let military personnel and government civilians find vulnerabilities in the Army's recruiting websites.

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OMB updates 12-year-old federal website policy

The Office of Management and Budget is looking for more functionality, security, privacy and oversight of agencies' public-facing websites.

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IRS IT contracts could leak sensitive info, says watchdog

The IRS needs to implement more controls for IT contracts to meet federal requirements to protect agency systems and sensitive information.

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Assistant Program Manager, Engineering Sea Warrior Program, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, Department of the Navy

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