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TMF's how-to guide for remaining $55 million

The seven-member board steering IT modernization dollars is telling agencies how they can get a piece of the remaining $55 million in funding.

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House appropriators approve $150 million for TMF in FY2019

The House Appropriations Committee approved a bill that would provide $150 million for the centralized fund created by the Modernizing Government Technology Act, falling $60 million short of the White House’s fiscal year 2019 request and $100 million short of what the MGT Act authorizes.

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What happens when data becomes more important than the mission?

As the prominence of the cyber domain intensifies, the Pentagon increasingly must choose between supporting the mission and protecting its valuable data.

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Congress, GAO signal OTA oversight

Lawmakers join the Government Accountability Office in asserting greater oversight and review over "other transaction authority" awards.

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Last chance for agencies to land digital interns

The State Department's Virtual Student Federal Service has extended the application deadline until June 17 for agencies seeking specialized media and technology talent.

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OPM pushes agencies to report cyber workforce gaps

The Office of Personnel Management wants to know exactly what cybersecurity positions agencies need to fill and how they plan to fill them.

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Senate approves Krebs to lead NPPD

After running the operation for almost a year, the temporary head of the National Protection and Programs Directorate is set to be sworn in as the group's official director.

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Karen Evans to head Energy's new cyber shop

Longtime federal IT executive Karen Evans is returning to government to head the Department of Energy's new office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response.

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Army's Bailey, Congress' Aguilar and Wicker honored for cyber efforts

Phyllis Bailey, the CIO for the Army's Information Assurance Training, Education, and Awareness Division, received CompTIA's 2018 Excellence in Cybersecurity Award for driving DOD's information security certification requirements.

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OMB drafts new 'Cloud Smart' strategy

The Office of Management and Budget expects to release new guidance to help agencies move to the cloud.

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Why it's getting harder to find sharable federal spectrum

The government is sitting on a goldmine of radio spectrum that could be used to accelerate 5G deployment, but crafting a coordinated policy to get there is complicated.

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Will term limits transform government's digital service groups?

Now at the four-year mark, Obama-era digital teams have spanned solidly across two administrations. But with the earliest hires hitting the end of their terms, what do their legacies and futures look like?

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