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NGA crowdsources data access

NGA launches Challenge.gov campaign with $200,000 in prize money for best solution to a data access problem.

Terry Halvorsen

DOD CIO: Industry needs to do better

The DOD CIO says that industry needs to focus on partnerships and bring better solutions to meet DOD's cyber needs.

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Cybersecurity effort should go back to the future

Federal cybersecurity efforts could take a page from the playbooks used by U.S. auto and manufacturing leaders in the 1980s and early 1990s, said U.S. CIO Tony Scott.

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DISA continues internal consolidation

A DISA official said the agency is already gaining efficiencies from the recent consolidation of its Implementation and Sustainment Center with its Center for Operations.

Michael Daniel speaking at the Atlantic Council

Cyber guidelines are 'required reading' for transition teams

The White House's top cybersecurity adviser said forthcoming cyberthreat information-sharing guidance will be on the reading list for the next administration.

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The future of interoperability

There's more work to do to for the VA and the Pentagon to improve health data sharing.

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Buying event helps museum save on computers

The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum saved $75,000 on laptop and desktop computers by participating in a GSA buying event.

Eric Fanning, Secretary of the Army. Official Photo.

Army introduces new rapid tech office

The Army is launching a new Rapid Capabilities Office designed to address its shrinking superiority in critical areas such as electronic warfare and cyber.

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Why agencies must work harder to prep for IOT security

The Department of Homeland Security Assistant Secretary for Cyber Policy Robert Silvers stressed government's need to accelerate issuing security solutions for the internet of things.

Rental cars can be data thieves, warns FTC

The Federal Trade Commission reminds consumers that rental cars can be a vector for data theft via their onboard IT systems.

Secret Service preps new threat database

The U.S. Secret Service is retiring older systems that track threats to protectees, including the president and presidential candidates.

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FBI wants deeper conversation on encryption

The head of the FBI wants a less strident discussion about the strong encryption technology that is becoming standard on electronic devices and hampering investigative efforts.

The Fed 100

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Federal 100 Awards.

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