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U.S., China find some common cyber ground

No deal was reached on major cybersecurity issues, but the two nations established a formal structure to keep on talking.

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Cyber problems at, cyber sharing at the Pentagon and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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EIS RFP might spill into October

GSA says it will set the fees agencies pay to use the telecom contracting vehicle “significantly” lower than originally planned.

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More stolen fingerprints, an Einstein contract, an invisibility cloak and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

DISA Director Lieutenant General Alan R. Lynn (left) and Deputy Chief Information Officer Gary C. Wang.

DISA cyber protection teams deployed

DISA's Lt. Gen. Alan Lynn has moved quickly to defend besieged Defense Department networks.

Rep. Darrell Issa

Can the next president be transparent if s/he tries?

It doesn't matter who the next president is, those pushing transparency and IT innovation in government will still be frustrated, says one of the Data Act's champions.

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Four years on, Army common operating environment takes shape

Army IT personnel are using code to integrate C2 nodes into a common architecture that is the backbone of the sensor computing part of the COE.

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Connecting the cyber and the physical

NIST is looking for feedback on its evolving framework for systems that connect the real world and the computer world.

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Navy NextGen RFI, cyber acquisition and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Papal security shines spotlight on information sharing

DHS set up Multi-Agency Communications Centers to coordinate the security work of dozens of agencies.

Jake Brewer

White House tech advisor dies in cycling crash

A key staffer in the Office of Science and Technology Policy, Jake Brewer was 34.

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Johnson: DHS makes good on CDM promise

DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson says new contracts will spread CDM coverage to 97 percent of civilian federal workers, as promised in July.

The Fed 100

Nominations for the 2016 Federal 100 Awards are now being accepted. 

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