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Study names countries most vulnerable to cyberattacks

In a new study, the U.S. ranks 10th among 44 countries most vulnerable to a cyberattack, and a former top Justice official said companies need to focus on resiliency.

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Pentagon flew handful of drones over U.S. in last decade

A DOD oversight report, released in response to a Freedom of Information Act request from FCW and other outlets, sheds light on the complications that arise when the military puts its drones to use domestically.

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DHS creates intel fast lane for select analysts

Report to Congress reveals the department has given some workers special accounts that bypass DHS data access control policies.

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NSA overhaul includes acquisition

"We increasingly need to reach out to commercial companies," many of which are unfamiliar with federal acquisition regulations, said Jennifer Walsmith, NSA's senior acquisition executive.

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Software glitch is latest F-35 woe

A flaw discovered late last year degrades the jet's radar, forcing pilots to turn it off and on in mid-flight, said Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian, director of the Air Force's F-35 Integration Office.

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DHS sets up shop in Silicon Valley

Supporters have high hopes for the DHS Science and Technology Directorate’s new Silicon Valley outpost, but for now, the office is a modest affair.

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IRS security tool goes down over security concerns

The IP PIN program was taken down, possibly over concerns similar to those that gutted the "Get Transcript" app last year.

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Einstein, cyber workforce priorities for DHS chief

DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson hopes to build his legacy by shoring up the cyber workforce and driving management reforms.

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VA makes awards in $22B IT contract

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced 21 contract awards on its Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology Next Generation acquisition program.

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New manager to steer IT categories at GSA

Veteran IT planner Bill Zielinski will direct category management solutions for GSA's IT acquisition services as the agency moves closer to its category-focused goals.

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GSA seeks manager for Schedule 70 IT contract

The General Services Administration is searching new leadership for it largest IT purchasing program, and separately named an agency IT Category executive.

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Obama administration rallies new open data push

The Obama administration opens another front in its long-standing bid to push open data as fuel for private sector innovation.

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