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Is UL's cyber assurance program ready for prime time?

A DHS software development specialist and other security experts said UL's Cybersecurity Assurance Program needs retooling before it can be an effective stamp of approval.

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White House open-sources chatbot

With 1.5 million messages coming in since the August launch of its Facebook Messenger bot, the White House has opened the code to developers and non-developers alike.

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Legacy fund already having impact

U.S. CIO Tony Scott said a proposed IT modernization fund, still before Congress, is changing the way agencies think about upgrading legacy technology.

Satellite, data projects on White House agenda

Global internet connectivity, artificial intelligence and a manned mission to Mars are some of the big ideas at the Frontiers Conference.

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DHA director touts 'more complete' DOD health record

Defense Health Agency Director Vice Adm. Raquel Bono said the new electronic health record system will enable DOD to provide more complete, responsive and effective health care.

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What VA wants to learn from DOD's $4.3 billion EHR

As the Defense Department prepares to launch its new electronic health record system, the Department of Veterans Affairs will be watching for lessons.

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Preparing policy for AI-driven tech

A new White House report is aimed at boosting the development of artificial intelligence technology in the U.S.

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House panel checks in on Census IT testing

Key lawmakers want to make sure the Census Bureau is leaving enough time to acquire and test critical IT systems to support the 2020 population count.

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White House weighs response to alleged Russia hacks

The Obama administration might retaliate against Russia for alleged hacks on political targets, while DHS advises state and local governments to shore up election system security.

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Mabus: Navy overly reliant on networked systems

The Secretary of the Navy says that the service is too dependent on networks and is taking steps to relearn analog communications methods.

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New DOD health record to go live in February

After schedule delays, the Department of Defense plans to deploy its new electronic health record at Fairchild Air Force Base in early 2017.

Pentagon IT service consolidation nears the finish line

The Pentagon's joint IT service is borrowing cultural elements often associated with social media companies to advance its IT modernization push, but not without resistance.

The Fed 100

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

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