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Michael Rogers

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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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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$500M IT modernization plan passes Senate in defense bill

A bill to help agencies modernize legacy systems and move to the cloud passed the Senate as part of the $700 billion defense bill.

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House Dem revives data breach bill after Equifax hack

Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) is hoping the massive Equifax breach will induce lawmakers to finally pass nationwide data breach notification standards.

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FAA greenlights drone use in Irma recovery

Hurricane Irma generated a wave of drone authorizations at FAA as recovery work ramped up in Florida.

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White House's IT policy deadline looms

Administration will collect comments on a draft plan to rethink federal IT through Sept. 20, leading to a final report and a year-long flurry of activity to consolidate networks and develop new cloud policy.

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Trio of DARPA procurements plan for 'post-Moore's Law' world

The Pentagon's R&D shop is looking to solve the impending slowdown in global computing power by working with industry to develop the next generation of computer chip technologies.

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Fate of MGT unclear as Senate revs up to pass NDAA

The Senate will likely vote on the must-pass defense spending bill Monday, but the long-sought modernization fund could end up on the cutting room floor.

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Border agencies test hand-launched drones

CBP and the Border Patrol plan tests of three varieties of small drone aircraft along U.S. borders in the coming weeks, with an eye toward a larger acquisition of the portable vehicles.

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Vets.gov offers new login security for users

The Department of Veterans Affairs is authenticating users at Vets.gov via a new commercial standard as it seeks to transform the way vets access their services.

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

Mnuchin: Commercial sector should solve digital ID

The federal government can help the private sector develop secure identity technologies, but it shouldn't pick tech winners and losers, according to the Treasury secretary.

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Military IT chiefs want combat-ready infrastructure

Army CIO Maj. Gen. Peter Gallagher said current DOD networks aren't necessarily what's required for the next conflict.

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