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Agencies prep communications for Hurricane Irma

FEMA, the FCC turn to prepping communications providers for oncoming Hurricane Irma, as post-Hurricane Harvey cleanup continues in Texas.

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The coming federal ERP systems battle

Enterprise systems, with their countless customizations and business rules, can be modernization nightmares. But innovative applications and cost considerations are pushing agencies toward the cloud.

Rachel Dodell, Chris Kuang, Athena Kan, Neel Mehta.

A student-run solution to govtech skill shortages

A group of Harvard students just wrapped up the first year of a fellowship program they designed to create a tech skills pipeline for government.

Can the FEC pivot to protect election tech?

The agency charged with enforcing campaign finance rules faces a new high-tech threat that it's not equipped to handle, says a former federal elections official.

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NIAC's timely warning on infrastructure attacks

A White House advisory group recently warned of a 9/11-style attack on American infrastructure. Here's how it could happen.

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DHS gets concrete on border wall prototypes

Tech will be an integral part of a proposed southern border wall, if the Customs and Border Protection prototypes are any indication.

White House floats vision for IT modernization

A new IT modernization plan from the American Technology Council looks to leverage commercial cloud and industry best practices to improve government tech.


How automated tools can unlock IT challenges

Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery are changing government IT.

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USDA app adds real-time updates on food recalls

The USDA announced a series of updates and new features to its FoodKeeper mobile app.

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VA telehealth expansion needs boost from Congress

The White House and Veterans Affairs chief are pushing for expanded telehealth, but the department may need some legislative help to get there.

How the Air Force is tweaking procurement

A top military acquisition officer said the Air Force is changing its procurement process to meet the intent of Congress and adapt to 21st-century cybersecurity needs.

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Senate panel wants update on cyber EO

Reports on international cybersecurity cooperation were due from key agencies by June 23, under President Trump's May executive order, and some in the Senate would like a look at the documents.

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Government Cyber Insider tracks the technologies, policies, threats and emerging solutions that shape the cybersecurity landscape.

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