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State IG: Clinton violated records policy

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton didn't comply with State Department policies implemented under the Federal Records Act, according to a report from the State Department inspector general.

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NPPD gets funding bump in Senate bill

DHS cybersecurity directorate funding edges north of $1.8 billion, as federal cyber risks gain traction as a policy priority.

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CBP working on border tech acquisition processes

The agency is making strides in developing and deploying border technologies but still has some weaknesses.

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Senators ask what OPM hack means for global cyber relations

The State Department is pushing a regime of global cyber norms, and lawmakers want to know how high-profile hacks affect the effort.

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TSA and Social Security race to Windows 10

They've hit a few snags, but the two agencies are nevertheless hoping to complete an upgrade to end all Windows upgrades within the month.

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Hayden: Russian cyber sophistication derives from criminal groups

Deterring Russia is harder than deterring China from hitting the U.S. in cyberspace, says retired Gen. Michael Hayden, former CIA and NSA director.

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CIO Scott pushes $3.1B IT fund as Congress probes legacy tech

Agencies have spent almost $23 billion on legacy IT over the past three years, according to reports to Congress. Is a revolving fund the answer?

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Navy official sounds alarm on cyber workforce shortage

There is a debilitating "revolving door" in which the Navy trains IT professionals who then go on to lucrative jobs in the private sector, according to Navy Deputy CIO Janice Haith.

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Senators still have questions about IANA transition

Senators heard from experts who want to tap the brakes on the pending transition of a key piece of global Internet architecture from U.S. control to a global multistakeholder organization.

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Revamped 18F to get a contracting embed

GSA's Federal Acquisition Service plans to place acquisition experts in the new Technology Transformation Service to share knowledge on procurement strategies.

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House, Senate defense bills differ on cyber

How the two chambers' bills get reconciled could have key implications for U.S. cyber policies.

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State IG: Broadcasters need tighter controls over user accounts

The Broadcasting Board of Governors isn't retiring inactive employee accounts quickly enough, according to an agency watchdog.

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