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Navy delays 2018 NGEN award schedule

The Navy announced a five-month delay in its award schedule for two of its IT contracts to implement a new 'sprint' process.

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USAF awards $1B cloud deal

Dell EMC, Microsoft and General Dynamics are the winners in what's being called the largest-ever federal cloud award.

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SEC owns up to 2016 breach

A key database of financial information was breached in 2016, possibly in support of insider trading, said the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Crunch time for acquisition portal in defense bill

Reconciliation of the massive defense bill could put new off-the-shelf acquisition sources into the federal acquisition mix, but experts worry about the details.

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Agencies steer clear of RIFs in reorg plans

Agencies think they can fulfill White House reorganization goals and trim their workforces by relying on attrition and reclassifying employees.

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Round 1 of EIS task orders expected in October

The General Services Administration put together a planning tool for EIS buyers with the first task orders expected soon.

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DOD looks to get aggressive about cloud adoption

Defense leaders and Congress are looking to encourage more aggressive cloud policies and prod reluctant agencies to embrace experimentation and risk-taking.

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Trump tech office looks to improve customer experience

A senior White House tech adviser said that administration's priorities include improving citizen-facing services, shared services and pushing open government legislation.

DHS offers new details on Kaspersky ban

The Department of Homeland Security published the full text of its Kaspersky ban in the Federal Register just as the Senate voted to ban the company from federal networks as an amendment to the defense bill.

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What Cybercom's independence means

Is the next step for Cybercom as a unified combatant command to split off from the National Security Agency?

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IRS relies on obsolete hardware, IG finds

An inspector general audit found the IRS is losing ground when it comes to replacing outdated IT hardware, with budget constraints topping the list of reasons.

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Last call for feedback on cloud guide for feds

The federal Cloud Center of Excellence is seeking in-person input from both industry and government at a Sept. 26 event.

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