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OMB wants acquisition innovation

Administration officials say agencies need to streamline acquisition for the sake of their financial health.

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FBI mulls move to the cloud

The bureau wants industry input on moving its infrastructure to the cloud as a $30 billion IT services contract is set to expire.

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IG: DHS still can't account for expired PIV cards

The Department of Homeland Security still lacks effective protocols to ensure old contractors don't retain access to their facilities and systems.

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Air Force hackathon pays out $104,000

In its second hackathon, the Air Force paid out a record amount in bounties after extending the December program 20 days.

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State officials get classified briefings on election security

National intelligence and homeland security officials briefed state officials and private-sector stakeholders about election cybersecurity threats.

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announces indictments against Russian groups and individuals accused of tampering with U.S. elections.

Russian troll farm indictment could boost social media legislation

The indictment of 13 Russian nationals accused of online and offline activity designed to interfere with the 2016 election may boost the fortunes of a bill to strengthen disclosure rules around online political ads.

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Senior feds need better job prep, survey says

Just half the new SES members reported satisfaction with their onboarding experience, according to a newly released survey from the Office of Personnel Management.

Civil Air Patrol cadets recieve cyber defense training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas

Can contracting for IT services help bolster the cyber ranks?

The Air Force's CIO wants to bet his budget on enterprise IT to improve cyber warfare capabilities.

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DOE plans cyber office, supercomputing expansion

The Energy Department budget would support a new infrastructure cybersecurity office and high-capacity computing efforts.

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GSA chief slammed for FBI building pivot

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle lit into Emily Murphy for abandoning a plan to consolidate FBI headquarters.

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DOD to clarify its cloud plans with industry day

As industry speculation continues to swirl, the Pentagon's cloud steering group will discuss its Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud acquisition.

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VA chief to reimburse for wife's travel, tickets

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin is looking to put a highly charged oversight report behind him as he presses for his 2019 budget request.

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