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Chaffetz details where OPM went wrong, warns about future

The House oversight committee's Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) delivered an indictment of OPM's security and the protracted federal procurement process.

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Cyber info sharing is working, officials say

Cyberthreat information sharing among companies and federal agencies is starting to show results.

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Obama backs 15 of 18 VA commission recommendations

The Veterans Affairs' Commission on Care report includes a recommendation to add a CIO post at the Veterans Health Administration.

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Report: Cloud's long shadow darkens prospects for on-prem systems

New research from Forrester shows cloud technology use exceeding predictions, with revenue topping $200 billion by the start of the next decade.

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Where do Clinton and Trump stand on tech?

A new report from ITIF shows that Hillary Clinton has articulated more detailed policy positions on cybersecurity and innovation than has Republican rival Donald Trump.

States name members of election security group

Four secretaries of state are joining DHS' Election Infrastructure Cybersecurity Working Group.

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Obama looks to avoid cyber arms race

After meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of G-20 conference, President Barack Obama said he does not want a "Wild, Wild West" scenario when it comes to cyber.

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DARPA wants to make drone radio controls more secure

New technology could safeguard drone communications by submerging radio control signals into everyday background noise.

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The perils and promise of software-defined data centers

Proponents say SDDC could revolutionize the data center, but real-world proof of its effectiveness is hard to find.

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VA expects movement on cloud acquisition this month

A top IT official said the Department of Veterans Affairs plans to start its move to the cloud with commodity applications.

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Federal court sentences original Guccifer

The hacker credited with exposing Hillary Clinton's private email server was sentenced on hacking and identity theft charges.

NGA crowdsources data access

NGA launches Challenge.gov campaign with $200,000 in prize money for best solution to a data access problem.

FCW in Print

In the latest issue: Looking back on three decades of big stories in federal IT.

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