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Health records vendor looks to settle lawsuit with VA

CliniComp wants to test its product's interoperability with VA and DOD electronic health records systems.

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DHS finds Kaspersky software at 15 percent of agencies

A DHS official told Congress that 96 out of 102 federal agencies have complied with a directive aimed at banning Kaspersky Lab products, with a handful of small agencies still working to do so.

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5 things to think about when modernizing agency IT

With the MGT Act poised to become law, it's a matter of when -- not if -- federal agencies will modernize legacy software and infrastructure.

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CDM and automation

The next frontier for Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation.

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NDAA pushes more oversight of cyber

With $8 billion dedicated to improving U.S. cyber capabilities, the NDAA has a host of policies geared toward boosting the cyber workforce and streamlining operations.

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GSA wants feedback on cloud contract language

A recent RFI seeks examples of effective and problematic contract language as well as suggestions on how to incorporate cloud services into different contract vehicles for direct solicitations, resellers and system integrators.

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Why it's harder than you think to hack a voting machine

Despite the fear and hype, there are several obstacles that make the most direct form of tampering, altering vote counts, extremely difficult.

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Joyce: Civilian cyber could use more discipline

The top White House cybersecurity adviser suggests civilian agencies could take a page from the Pentagon's handbook.

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DATA Act oversight highlights growing pains

The first round of oversight reports on financial reporting under the Data Act shows that most agencies are experiencing growing pains when it comes to implementing the recent law. Does that mean it's working?

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Agencies failing key agile test

An oversight report found that most agencies were failing to certify implementation of incremental development on some major software projects.

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A user's guide to IT modernization

There are new big plans for federal IT modernization, but the old pitfalls remain.

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DHS nominee faces Senate

Kirstjen Nielsen told a Senate committee that a planned border wall won't span the entire southern border and that cyberattacks have entered a more potent phase in their evolution.

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