DHS Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas speaks May 3, 2016 at George Washington University

DHS ramping up info-sharing work with industry

DHS is planning new guidance that will help the private sector better share cybersecurity information with the government.

What agencies are asking about FedRAMP

FCW talked with FedRAMP evangelist Ashley Mahan about her role in helping agencies adopt cloud technology.

Matthew Goodrich

What really goes on inside the FedRAMP office

One tiny team is at the center of the federal government’s push for cloud computing — and all the loud, complicated competing interests that go along with it.

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OMB tells agencies to focus on transition

With a new president due in 2017, OMB is asking agencies to get ready for the transition rather than focus on fiscal 2018 budget plans.

Air Force wants to link iPads with SIPRNET

Air Force CTO Frank Konieczny sees a future for iPads on the Defense Department’s classified network.

Denise Turner Roth.

GSA unifies tech groups into single service

18F, the Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies and the Presidential Innovation Fellows program are being combined into a single technology office.

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Finally, a faster FedRAMP?

A revamped assessment process targets the cloud security program’s biggest friction point: time.

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Hundreds of comments shape final Data Act schema

One year before the Data Act’s big reporting deadline, the Treasury Department dropped a finalized picture of how all the government's spending data will actually come together.

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Struggling HUD pins hopes on portfolio management

After burning through $240 million a few years ago, the agency is trying to tighten its grip on IT spending.

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Report: CBP lacks 'clear authority' to collect SSNs for system access

U.S. Customs and Border Protection derives employee and contractor IT systems passwords from user Social Security numbers. But the agency may not have the authority to collect that personally identifiable information, according to a privacy report.

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New Labor Department employment portal targets veterans

The Labor Department is officially launching a "first stop" website to bring together the resources of multiple agencies for job-seeking veterans.

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Agencies unveil plan to encourage development of smart gun technology

New report outlines a strategy to encourage the development and use of smart gun technology by government, with the goal of reducing gun violence.

Who are the Rising Stars?

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

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