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Feds warn on ransomware threat to schools

The FBI's cyber unit and the Department of Education cautioned schools nationwide of growing ransomware threat.

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Trump administration announces new cyber office at State

The announcement, made in the middle of a House hearing examining the State Department's decision to downgrade its cyber office last year, could leave the Cyber Diplomacy Act in limbo.

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A smarter approach to cloud

Advances in cloud technology are shifting the focus toward choosing the right tool for the job and crafting solutions that truly modernize systems.

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Justice taps big data in investigations

Advanced analytics are playing an increasingly important role in the Department of Justice's financial fraud and drug trafficking investigations

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Will new border tech put privacy rights at risk?

Privacy advocates are wary of some technologies proposed in border security legislation.

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Security for the exploding Internet of Things ecosystem

A multilayered approach is needed to protect new mission-focused endpoints from botnets, spyware, insider threats and DDoS attacks.

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Will feds get to read the Nunes memo?

A move by Republicans to publicly release a classified memo could have unintended consequences for federal employees.

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House committee threatens subpoena in Kaspersky doc request

The chairman of a House committee told the DHS secretary he would force compulsory production of documents over the Kaspersky Lab software ban if they weren't shared voluntarily.

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Congress looks to make grant info DATA Act friendly

New legislation fills in financial reporting gaps in the the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act.

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USDA plans to centralize CIO role

The Department of Agriculture is looking to consolidate internal operations and get help from outside agency walls to carry out its modernization plans.

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America is losing the cyber war: Here's how to turn the tide

A veteran of DOD's Hack the Pentagon program argues that every agency should be working with white hat hackers.

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Why DHS is changing the way agencies connect to the internet

A forthcoming revamp of the government's Trusted Internet Connection policy will facilitate cloud adoption and align with the White House IT modernization plan.

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