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3-D printing could offer flexibility for system upgrades

The emerging technology could give the Pentagon more flexibility in upgrading deployed systems in an ever-evolving threat environment.

HHS security goes back to basics

Don't plug smartphones into medical machines. Log off your computer. Keep your password to yourself. The medical community has plenty of room to improve when it comes to keeping critical data safe.

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After the cyber sprint: 14 agencies meet Tony Scott's mark

The federal CIO published a scorecard showing how agencies had boosted -- or, in some cases, failed to boost -- their strong authentication implementation during the government cyber security sprint.

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In first policy speech, DIA director prioritizes ICITE

Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart pledges to drive an ambitious intelligence community IT project forward.

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China hacking map, getting behind Einstein and Alabama cyber

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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OMB developing cyber guidance for contractors

New guidelines will be aimed at bolstering contractor cybersecurity in the wake of breaches that originated with vendors.

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PSC takes on OPM, FBI lags on info sharing, Joint Chiefs' email crashes and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Army issues guidance for commercial cloud migration

The guidance stipulates that commands bear ultimate responsibility for ensuring that systems and applications within their portfolios are rationalized.

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CRS scrutinizes the OPM breach

A new report serves as a useful backgrounder for anyone looking for a quick yet detailed review of the circumstances surrounding the breach.

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DOD awards massive health records contract

Leidos, Accenture and Cerner pull off an unexpected win of the multi-billion-dollar Defense Healthcare Management System Modernization contract, beating out the presumptive health-records leader.

Einstein approved, GSA nominees move forward and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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ACT-IAC looks to 'dramatically improve' federal cybersecurity

The public-private group is surveying academia, industry and others, and will report its findings to federal CIO Tony Scott by the end of September.

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