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DLA looks to reduce cyber risks by slashing application footprint

The Defense Logistics Agency Director Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams is concerned about supply chain vulnerabilities and thinks reducing the number of applications on DLA's network will reduce risk.

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GSA wants input on cyber services buying

GSA has asked federal buyers and commercial providers about how to renovate four crucial cybersecurity services on its biggest IT purchasing schedule.

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Trump gets cyber diplomacy and workforce advice from agencies

State, Commerce and DHS delivered on President Trump's 2017 executive order.with policy guidance on cyber diplomacy and building a cyber workforce.

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Senate Dems push to restore White House cyber chief

Nineteen Democratic senators urged National Security Advisor John Bolton to reconsider his decision to eliminate the national cybersecurity coordinator post.

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Oracle wins bid to block TRANSCOM cloud award

The Government Accountability Office recommended that the Pentagon terminate its $950 million award to Amazon cloud reseller REAN made under an "other transaction authority."

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JEDI cloud solicitation misses May deadline

Officials are still working on the final solicitation for the massive cloud initiative.

Judge upholds government ban on Kaspersky products

A federal judged ruled that a ban on Kaspersky products by DHS and a similar ban contained in the 2018 defense bill are constitutional.

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Will an IT update revamp government?

Reimagined tech and modernization funds can accomplish only so much if policies and processes don't keep pace.

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The time to modernize government payroll systems is now

The federal government's leading evangelist of shared services explains why it makes sense to bring payroll to the cloud.

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GSA pushes agencies to adopt EIS

Some agency telecom buyers may be going slowly because of the dizzying array of services offered under GSA's $50 billion telecom contract vehicle.

According to OMB, 3 out of 4 agencies is risking cyber attack

Two familiar problems -- old tech and the lack of a qualified cyber workforce -- were blamed for leaving many agencies vulnerable to modern-day hacking groups.

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How technical debt makes government software crap, and what we can do about it

It takes a deliberate, concerted effort from experts to carefully untangle all the threads of bad software development practices and return the effort to coherence.

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