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Better standards, more sharing seen as keys to cloud adoption

A broad-based group of federal officials are working together to develop new tools for cloud acquisition and innovation.

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Senators seek IG probe of HealthCare.gov outages

Four Senate Democrats are urging the Health and Human Services inspector general to probe the planned schedule for HealthCare.gov downtime during the coming open enrollment period.

How cyber impacts the full spectrum of terror threats

Cybersecurity still ranks near the top of threats that worry the nation's security agencies.

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SEC still probing data breach

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton told a Senate panel that the agency was expanding its probe into a 2016 data breach.

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DHS adds social media to immigration files

A move by the Department of Homeland Security to add public facing online data to an immigration database is generating controversy and comments, but DHS says it hasn't launched a new policy.

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House panel hammers Army CIO over request to reprogram 2018 funds

The Army is seeking to realign funds for network modernization, but Congress wants to know what's wrong with the systems it already paid for.

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GSA looks to help startups navigate big contracts

The General Services Administration offers vendors a roadmap to getting on Multiple Award Schedules.

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Navy looks to break ground with collaborative IT contracts

By getting ongoing industry input on contracts from industry, the Navy is expecting to save time. Will it work?

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Congress questions cancelled shared service effort

A House panel wonders if DHS' third try at financial shared services yielded anything worthwhile.

IT, cyber figure in State Dept. 'redesign'

As the Trump administration looks to dramatically reshape the State Department's scope and size, an IT refresh and increased role in cyber policy are on the table.

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Making WannaCry response a model for the future

A top DHS cyber official said that information sharing worked during the WannaCry ransomware outbreak, but will such cooperation work in the future?

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TBM 'years away' from full implementation

Top federal IT officials signaled that they are moving full steam ahead implementing the Technology Business Management framework, but caution that progress will take time.

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