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DHS warns on old SAP vulnerability

US-CERT issued a warning about a five-year-old SAP vulnerability that could still be a problem in unpatched systems.

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Tabletop exercises a useful tool in cybersecurity testing

A senior DOD official said such exercises are among the most useful tools for cybersecurity testing, evaluation and training.

New CDM services on the horizon

A task order to provide smaller agencies with Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation as a cloud-based service is coming this summer, while a new phase focused on data is being explored.

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New USPS legislation won't touch tech, probably

Lawmakers are exploring their options for an agency in dire need of aid.

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Big data and disasters

A new report from a DHS advisory board spells out what government can do to maximize the use of big-data analytics in national security and emergency situations.

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Raj Shah to take the helm at DIUX 2.0

Raj Shah, an entrepreneur and formerly senior director of strategy at Palo Alto Networks, is replacing George Duchak as the leader of the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental.

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Hurd: Hospitals shouldn't look to government for cyber protection

Rep. Will Hurd offered blunt advice to hospitals as the healthcare industry faces an epidemic of cyber attacks.

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Turning baseball jerseys into bullet-catchers

CBP leaders are interested in how wearables and the Internet of Things could come together to help create an automated picture of what law enforcement officers are going through.

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Is DHS' Einstein now blocking porn on federal networks?

Einstein 3 Accelerated is adding web content filtering to the arsenal of anti-malware defenses, and a side effect of the move could be to block pornography on agency computers.

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DISA unveils new cybersecurity review

The agency is adopting an agile, "outside-in" approach to assessing the security of the Department of Defense Information Network.

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Biden, Burwell call for collaboration on health data

Vice President Joe Biden calls for more open data to fuel big picture public health efforts, including the administration's "moonshot" bid to cure cancer.

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18F wants to experiment with design standards

The federal government's in-house design and usability consultancy would like sites to be clean and consistent but not necessarily uniform.

Who are the Rising Stars?

Nominations for the 2016 Rising Star awards are now being accepted.

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