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Watchdog dings DHS data efforts

The Department of Homeland Security needs to do a better job implementing its data strategy, says the agency's inspector general.

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Trump elevates CyberCom to combatant command status

The White House announced a long-planned move to elevate Cyber Command to the status of a full combatant command.

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OMB needs to raise its streamlining game, GAO says

The congressional watchdog finds that the Office of Mangagement and Budget has not been keeping up with reporting requirements.

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Dems want more data on FCC DDoS attacks

As the net neutrality debate heats up, a two lawmakers want more details on a reported attempt to disrupt the FCC's commenting system back in May.

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How data mining can help chase sex traffickers

To aid law enforcement, researchers developed automated data mining techniques that can identify human traffickers by linking bitcoin, online advertisements and writing style.

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DHS cyber shop seeks CTO

A key cyber hub at the National Protection and Programs Directorate is looking for a top tech officer.

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NIST retools security and privacy controls for IoT era

NIST expands its security and privacy governance strategies to address the new ecosystem of connected devices.

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Verizon plans FirstNet rival

Verizon says it will carve a dedicated network out of its extensive national 4G LTE network for first responders, in competition with FirstNet.

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The future of prediction in an unpredictable world

Agility and prediction are not mutually exclusive in government decision-making, according to a new study.

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Senators look to pass MGT via defense bill

The Modernizing Government Technology Act could become law via a defense bill, like its predecessors FITARA and Clinger-Cohen.

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Unclassified ICITE on the horizon

The intelligence community's cloud-based computing platform is moving into more broadly accessible realms, according to the ODNI's top tech official.

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DHS elevates Driggers to senior cyber post

Rick Driggers is moving to the deputy slot at the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications at DHS.

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