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Move to DevOps takes some fearlessness

As they transition to quicker, more efficient DevOps-based IT environments, agencies have to be bold, federal experts say.

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NTIA wants to know IoT address needs

With billions of devices set to jump onto the internet in the coming years, NTIA is seeking information on addresses, obstacles and costs for adopting IPv6.

Terry Halvorsen

CIO: DOD IT reform requires cultural changes

DOD CIO Terry Halvorsen said transitioning to a cloud-based Joint Information Environment is about more than technology.

Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.)

Cardin: Cybersecurity still top priority, needs more attention

The ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said cybersecurity remains one of the top priorities for his state and that bad actors are constantly trying to harm U.S. national security.

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IGs: DOT, Labor show cyber protection deficiencies

In separate assessments, inspectors general found deficiencies in the way the departments of Transportation and Labor secure computer systems that contain personally identifiable information.

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IG: DOD checking the boxes on cyber policies

The Defense Department's inspector general says DOD is largely meeting the requirements of the Cybersecurity Act, though some issues remain.

Federal open-source policy isn't open enough, says tech group

The Electronic Frontier Foundation said the White House's open-source policy is inadequate for transparency and oversight purposes.

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USAID crowdsources 21 ideas for fighting Zika

The U.S. Agency for International Development’s crowdsourcing efforts to fight the Zika virus have produced some cutting-edge solutions from global innovators.

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VA demo day showcases employee-driven innovation

The Department of Veterans Affairs touted employees' technology-based projects for solving veterans' health care challenges.

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GSA works to speed telecom transition

The General Services Administration is looking to ease the pain of agencies' mandated shift from Networx contracts to the next-generation EIS vehicle.

Jeh Johnson

DHS talks with states about shoring up cyber in voting systems

DHS chief Jeh Johnson kicks off voting infrastructure cybersecurity awareness campaign.

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Priming the pump for innovation in the next administration

A new report offers a range of suggestions for encouraging and sustaining innovation in government.

The Fed 100

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Federal 100 Awards.

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