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Why risk management is critical in cybersecurity

The concept of cybersecurity as a risk management problem is taking root in corporate boardrooms as well as inside government agencies.

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Giuliani to head cybersecurity group within White House

President-elect Donald Trump named former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani to head a White House committee tasked with tackling cybersecurity challenges.

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IARPA banks tech gains from prize programs

Accuracy and innovation are spurred by opening up research more widely, according to a top intelligence tech research official.

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Obama appointee to lead VA under Trump

Dr. David Shulkin, the Department of Veterans Affairs current undersecretary for health, was tapped by President-elect Donald Trump to lead the agency.

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Cyber threat grows exponentially, says outgoing official

The number of cyber threats, attacks and criminals continues to grow, says an outgoing White House counterterrorism and cybersecurity advisor, and the new administration must continue developing international cyber norms.

DHS tags election systems as critical

Some state government officials object to the Department of Homeland Security's move to add election infrastructure to the roster of 16 existing federal "critical infrastructure" areas.

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Carter stresses reform and innovation in exit memo

In his exit memo, the secretary of defense outlines current threats and priorities with a strong emphasis on the need for acquisition reform and innovation.

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The 2017 forecast for federal IT

From cyber to cloud to automation, here are the trends to watch in the coming year.

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EU needs more nudging on travel data, says DHS chief

The incoming administration will have to continue prodding the EU to share more traveler passenger information with DHS, according to the agency's outgoing secretary.

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Air Force launches Digital Service franchise

Following on the December launch of the Army Digital Service, the Air Force has announced it is creating its own branch of the Defense Digital Service.

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Three AWS services get FedRAMP High approval

Joint Authorization Board issues provisional ATOs for database, logging and API tools in Amazon's GovCloud.

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FAA looks to spur spectrum sharing tech

The FAA is leading a multi-agency effort to encourage commercial innovation in spectrum sharing.

The Fed 100

Save the date for 28th annual Federal 100 Awards Gala.

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