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DOD deploys health record system at second facility

MHS Genesis adds new capabilities as Naval Hospital Oak Harbor comes online.

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Census' $2B+ IT toolkit starts to take shape

With preparations for a dress rehearsal set to begin in August, the Census Bureau is rounding out the contracted services for its 2020 count.

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ICS-CERT assessments on the rise

More onsite cybersecurity assessments are being conducted by federal response teams for critical infrastructure providers.

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House adds cyber strategy provision to defense bill

The House overwhelmingly passed the 2018 defense bill after adding cyber provisions, including the requirement for the DOD to update its cyber strategy and definition of cyber deterrence.

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Will MGT pass before recess?

As the Senate grapples with lingering challenges, an IT modernization bill that sailed through the House of Representative and enjoys White House support still awaits committee markup.

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Why cyber capabilities are more important than strategy

The Senate version of the 2018 defense bill calls for the creation of a cyber strategy, but one former DOD official says the U.S. must focus on capabilities and authorities first.

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$50B telecom award due in late July

GSA says it is still on track to award its $50 billion EIS telecommunications contract at the end of the month.

Kaspersky axed from governmentwide contracts

Russian cybersecurity vendor Kaspersky Lab has been taken off key government contract vehicles NASA SEWP and GSA Schedule 70 as part of an overall move to address possible risks posed by the firm.

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SBA CIO grapples with modernization

A House committee urged the Small Business Administration CIO to flatten the org chart and improve on cybersecurity.

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FBI nominee stresses cyber and spy powers

FBI director nominee Christopher Wray told senators he will make cyber and the reauthorization of FISA Section 702 top priorities if he is confirmed.

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IoT cybersecurity a hot topic for White House adviser

A White House cybersecurity adviser warns on the interconnected ecosystem of the internet of things.

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Lawsuit challenges Trump's Twitter blocks

A lawsuit filed July 11 takes issue on constitutional grounds with the practice of President Trump blocking users on Twitter.

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