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Should Americans trust their voting tech?

State officials told the Election Assistance Commission that they are looking to shore up the cybersecurity of voting systems in the wake of the 2016 elections.

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Worries over Trump's smartphone continue

Top Democrats on the Senate Homeland Security Committee are worried President Trump is still using an outdated, vulnerable Android smartphone.

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NITAAC looks to fee caps, laptop refresh

A big governmentwide contract vehicle at the National Institutes of Health is looking to support more large acquisitions, including cloud computing services.

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VA moves ahead with homegrown scheduling IT

The Department of Veterans Affairs will test an internally developed scheduling module at primary care sites nationwide to see if it's ready to service the entire agency.

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GSA moves one step closer to replacing DUNS

The General Services Administration released an RFI looking for input on an open numbering system for federal procurement.

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Decision time for scheduling tech at VA

The Department of Veterans Affairs is on deadline to decide whether to test a homegrown scheduling solution for patients.

House Dems seek to probe Trump in cyber hearing

After years of playing defense on Obama administration email issues, a group of Science Committee Democrats now want a hearing on White House cyber vulnerabilities.

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Senators hone in on Russia's cyber capabilities

The U.S. lacks a complete understanding of Russian cyber capabilities and does not have a coherent policy to deter and defend against cyberattacks, according to witnesses and senators at a hearing.

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Watchdog: IT glitch at NASA led to fire

NASA, like many other large federal and commercial organizations, is still sorting out how to handle interconnected automatic industrial control devices and systems within its larger IT environment, according to a watchdog report.

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Contractor indicted for stealing spy secrets

Harold Martin, until recently a Booz Allen contractor, was indicted by a federal grand jury for stealing secrets from spy agencies, including NSA and CIA.

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DOD plugs in new electronic health record system

After almost four years on the drawing board, the military's new electronic health record system is live at a test site.

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Airspace integration takes more than tech

Integrating commercial space vehicles into the National Air Space is an organizational challenge as well as a technical one, experts say.

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