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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.


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.

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DOD CIO: Industry needs to do better

The DOD CIO says that industry needs to focus on partnerships and bring better solutions to meet DOD's cyber needs.

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Cybersecurity effort should go back to the future

Federal cybersecurity efforts could take a page from the playbooks used by U.S. auto and manufacturing leaders in the 1980s and early 1990s, said U.S. CIO Tony Scott.

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The future of interoperability

There's more work to do to for the VA and the Pentagon to improve health data sharing.