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Marine Corps rolls up its sleeves on cyber acquisition

The Marine Corps is looking to make "rapid acquisition" less of an oxymoron.

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DOJ charges three Syrian Electronic Army hackers

Three current or former members of the Syrian Electronic Army were charged with myriad computer hacking conspiracies, and the FBI is offering a $100,000 reward for information that leads to their arrest, according to court documents unsealed March 22.

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Rung: Category management needs sustained vision

The top federal procurement official says the year-old category management initiatives have taken hold, but the acquisition community should take a longer view.

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A tax info redesign by the users, for the users

The IRS is aiming to crowdsource a revamp of its online tax information with a focus on user-centered design.

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House appropriators look for clarity on VistA modernization

Lawmakers are seeking more information from the Department of Veterans Affairs on the future of its electronic health record system.

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FISMA report shows pain, few gains

While the federal government made tangible progress last year, OMB’s annual report card detailed plenty of weaknesses and room for improvement.

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New computer models promise better analysis of underground nuclear tests

New detection technique from LLNL can hone remote analysis of underground nuclear explosions and help find rogue regimes' secret test sites.

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VA CIO 'excited' about FITARA implementation progress

LaVerne Council tells legislators the Department of Veterans Affairs could become "the premier governmental agency of FITARA."

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FBI, NHTSA issue warning on vehicle hacks

Agencies officially warn that cars and other motor vehicles are increasingly vulnerable to hacking.

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18F to fill two new leadership positions

18F has two new leadership job openings, to oversee chapters and custom partner solutions.

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Carter touts cyber capabilities at budget hearing

At a March 17 Senate Armed Services Committee budget hearing, legislators wanted to know if investments in IT innovation are enough to face potential threats from Russia and China.

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Watchdogs glean IT lessons from HealthCare.Gov failures

Representatives from GAO and HHS' Office of the Inspector General examine the failures, successes and takeaways from the first five years of Affordable Care Act implementation and technology.

Who are the Rising Stars?

Nominations for the 2016 Rising Star awards are now being accepted.

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