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DIUX and RCO could get lost in transition

Despite DOD assertions that programs like DIUX and the RCO are too mature to be eliminated by the next administration, experts warn that could happen from benign neglect.

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Justice Department issues 'smart gun' specs

After six months of talks with firearms firms, law enforcement and independent experts, DOJ officials unveil baseline requirements that could be applied to agency purchases.

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Cloud adoption slowed by culture, even with FedRAMP

Cloud adoption, some agency execs say, continues to be a slow and frustrating slog.

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Trump teams begin meeting with federal agencies

President-elect Donald Trump has begun to deploy transition teams in three waves to meet with federal agencies.

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DOD: No contact from Trump transition team

A week after winning the election, the Trump team has undergone leadership shuffles and has yet to reach out to the Defense Department to initiate transition talks.

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What's next for government innovation groups?

Supporters are pressing for continuation of 18F and USDS, amid the uncertainty of tech policy in the coming Trump administration.

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CIOs uncertain about the Trump administration

Agency-level CIOs tell legislators that real progress is being made, but uncertainty looms regarding Trump administration IT priorities -- and in some cases, about their own futures.

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Connolly: Choppy waters ahead for civilian agency IT

FedRAMP, 18F and the federal workforce as a whole face uncertain futures in the next administration, according to Rep. Gerry Connolly.

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NIST's new take on IoT security

NIST's new guidance on security for the internet of things is not prescriptive like FIPS but instead offers a foundation for engineering security into connected devices.

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GSA offers feds a hand with contract writing

Federal agencies will be able to sign up with the General Services Administration's contract writing as-a-service in the coming year.

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What to look for in cyber policy during Trump's first 100 days

As the new administration comes on board, leaders must understand the cybersecurity relationships protecting critical infrastructure, according to one expert.

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White House tweaks incident reporting in FISMA memo

Agencies get an updated definition of a cyber incident in a recent Federal Information Security Modernization Act memo.

The Fed 100

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

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