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How synced can (and should) NSA and CIA be on cyber?

NSA and the CIA have revamped themselves in the past year. FCW asked officials how well Fort Meade and Langley are collaborating in cyberspace in pursuit of their separate missions.

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How end users can make or break an agency migration

IT modernization is a risky endeavor, and agencies too often overlook the human factor.

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GSA digs into shared payroll system issues

The Unified Shared Services Management office is asking industry how it can improve the way agencies pay federal employees.

Should election systems be considered critical infrastructure?

Voting machines and the databases behind them don't clearly fall into any of DHS' categories of critical infrastructure, but some experts say that should change.

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GSA feedback for EIS bidders pushed back into August

Initial evaluations of proposals for the massive telecommunications contract were originally planned for late July.

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DOD CIO calls for better industry collaboration on cyber

The Defense Department's Terry Halvorsen said technology firms must work together to craft better cybersecurity solutions.

What feds must do to get a handle on water data

Water resources are being stretched thin in drought-riddled parts of the U.S., but the government doesn't have the data it needs to monitor consumption and plan for the future.

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Federal digital transformation: What's next for USDS and 18F?

The government's digital teams have provided desperately needed skills, but government is an "at-scale" enterprise that cannot afford to wait for a small cadre of specialists to make its way around to everyone.

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GSA seeks IT exec to help with enterprise cloud

GSA wants an expert executive to help it with cloud and other transformational IT infrastructure efforts.

VA and VistA: Can they be fixed?

VA's homegrown electronic health record system is at an inflection point -- one that encapsulates the state of the agency's entire technology operation.

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Cyber worker shortage hurting operations

Although the U.S. is in the top tier for educating new cybersecurity workers, the small talent pool is still a significant challenge for industry and government, according to a new survey.

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OMB issues A-130 update

The long-awaited update to Circular A-130 addresses a range of cybersecurity issues, including insider threats and feds' use of personal email accounts at work.