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Are the stars aligning for IT transformation?

The migration from Networx to EIS offers a forcing mechanism for rethinking IT infrastructure — if agencies resist the temptation of "like-for-like" updates.

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Can government kick bots out of the comments?

Providing feedback on proposed federal rule changes is so easy that bots can do it.

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Contractor agrees to new security protocols after exposing sensitive DISA data to Russia

Netcracker Technology Corp. signed an agreement to keep U.S. customer data in U.S. systems, settling a case that goes back to the Bush administration.

FBI Director Christopher Wray testifies at a House Judiciary Committee Hearing Dec 7 2017

Is the FBI investigating Georgia's wiped election server?

Director Christopher Wray declined to answer questions from lawmakers about whether the FBI retained data on a Georgia election server before it was wiped clean by state election officials.

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Can NTIA figure out if social media breeds hate?

A new bill would task two federal agencies with supplying Congress with insight into the connection between social media and hate crimes.

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Essye Miller named acting DOD CIO

Miller currently serves as the DOD's deputy CIO for cybersecurity but will step into the CIO role as John Zangardi heads to DHS.

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Senate bill looks to boost FCC CIO authorities

A bipartisan pair of senators is looking to bolster the Federal Communications Commission CIO’s governance authorities over tech-related decisions.

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Granite State opts out of FirstNet

Although 35 states and territories have decided to join the AT&T-based public safety broadband network, the proposal by Rivada Networks was "far and away our best option," the governor said.

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Feds look to get creative about cyber hiring

Policymakers are keeping an open mind when it comes to improving the cybersecurity workforce.

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Why VA's Cerner deal will cost $10 billion

The program officer in charge of the Department of Veterans Affairs shift to a commercial electronic health record offered some insight into the complexities of the move at a House hearing.

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DOD looks to DIUX for the future of acquisition

In the midst of a reorg and modernization efforts, the Defense Department wants to lean on its experimental arm to cure procurement woes.

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Army modernization command looks to avoid red tape

The Futures and Modernization Command, which is set to stand up in 2018, will have to resist the ways of old if it wants to be successful.

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