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Should airlines pay to get FAA tech past the 1990s?

The nation's air traffic control system is in dire need of stable funding. Is taking the checkbook away from Congress the answer?

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FDA plans major IT refresh

The Food and Drug Administration is focusing on cloud and mobility in a coming technology overhaul.

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Watchdog: 18F's Slack security exposed GSA data

GSA's innovation shop 18F enabled unauthorized data access by linking Slack and Google Drives with an open login standard, according to an inspector general alert.

ODNI General Counsel Robert S. Litt, shown here testifying before the House Judiciary Committee July 17, 2013. Image captured from video feed.

New details on IC's insider threat patrol

Robert Litt, ODNI's top laywer, told a closed Senate hearing in 2012 about how intelligence agencies use data and computer systems to uncover potential insider threats.

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Bill would require White House policy on cyberwar

Two senators have introduced legislation that would require the administration to create a policy for when a cyberattack crosses the boundary from a crime or nuisance to qualify as an act of war.

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Embracing agile at the border

DHS components are discovering that transformation is best tackled one step at a time.

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DHS warns on old SAP vulnerability

US-CERT issued a warning about a five-year-old SAP vulnerability that could still be a problem in unpatched systems.

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Tabletop exercises a useful tool in cybersecurity testing

A senior DOD official said such exercises are among the most useful tools for cybersecurity testing, evaluation and training.

New CDM services on the horizon

A task order to provide smaller agencies with Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation as a cloud-based service is coming this summer, while a new phase focused on data is being explored.

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New USPS legislation won't touch tech, probably

Lawmakers are exploring their options for an agency in dire need of aid.

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Big data and disasters

A new report from a DHS advisory board spells out what government can do to maximize the use of big-data analytics in national security and emergency situations.

Raj Shah

Raj Shah to take the helm at DIUX 2.0

Raj Shah, an entrepreneur and formerly senior director of strategy at Palo Alto Networks, is replacing George Duchak as the leader of the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental.

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