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Former FBI IT contractor pleads guilty in corruption case

A former database administrator who worked in the FBI’s IT division pleaded guilty to lying about financial transactions during a fraud investigation.

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Telework still faces managerial resistance

An oversight study of telework at four federal agencies found that managers can be resistant and tech issues can still inhibit worker performance.

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DIUx head wants to drive culture change at DOD

The head of the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental says his goal is to drive culture change in the DOD's acquisition and innovation processes rather than make DIUx the acquisition arm of the DOD.

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Trump's budget revives calls for air traffic shift

There are serious obstacles to moving air traffic operations away from the FAA, despite calls to do so in the president's budget.

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NGA wants 24-hour cloud ATOs

One spy agency is looking to "fast architecture churn" to confound would-be cyber attackers.

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IG: Census underestimates costs of 2020 count

Inaccurate assumptions in the Census Bureau's 2016 test plan are contributing to the agency's underestimation of what the 2020 enumeration will cost.

NPPD reorg could make a comeback

A plan to reorganize DHS' cybersecurity directorate that stalled in Congress last year is still on the agency's agenda.

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FirstNet ruling sets up future battles

AT&T's FirstNet rival Rivada Networks sets its sights on state networks after court rules against its bid protest.

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Comey confirms FBI is investigating Trump-Russia links

FBI director James Comey also told the House intel panel there is no evidence to support President Trump's wiretapping tweets, and the FBI is investigating whether there was coordination between Trump campaign officials and associates and Russia.

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Does the SES have a future under Trump?

Former feds believe investing in the senior executive service is the most effective path to reform, but calls by Trump advisers for a rollback of government could deter senior administrators from buying in.

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Lawmakers press IRS, Education on cyber weaknesses

Two House committees pressed IRS and Education on information security concerns for a key online tool that handles millions of Social Security numbers as it facilitates students' applications for financial aid.

CIO Council: Get on the same platform

The CIO Council wants agencies to modernize using shared cloud-supported solutions and hosted APIs.

The Fed 100

Save the date for 28th annual Federal 100 Awards Gala.

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