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DOD consolidates cloud under CIO

The Pentagon announced new CIO Dana Deasy was taking control over all of the department's cloud initiatives, but it's not clear what that means for the warfighting cloud acquisition program JEDI.

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Senate panel votes to revive State cyber office

Lawmakers are closing in on an effort to reverse a Trump administration move to sideline a cyber diplomacy function at State.

Audit finds another cyber headache for IRS

Two years after the Get Transcript breach, officials at the tax agency are still getting dinged for insufficient protection of sensitive taxpayer data.

Feinstein bill bans bots

A new bill from the ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee would but restrictions on the use of social media bots by political groups.

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A cloud reality check

FCW recently gathered a group of cloud specialists, CTOs and other agency leaders to discuss the cloud conversations they're having and the steps they believe will help agencies find a real and lasting return on investment in the cloud.

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The power of PaaS

As agencies seek to modernize, can platforms strike a better balance between standardization and productivity?

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Regulators grapple with supply chain security

The government wants to crack down on cybersecurity threats and counterfeits in the global tech supply chain without harming U.S. companies.

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House, Senate bills split on Census funding

House and Senate appropriators differ by $1 billion in their bills to fund the Census Bureau in fiscal year 2019.

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Data gap in immigration systems could keep families separated

If the just-suspended border separation policy is ever resumed, officials may have to confront the fact that disparate immigration systems are not equipped to handle the reunification of separated families.

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$150M in federal funds for election security is already out the door

DHS' money and expertise are helping states secure election systems, but some officials are still wary of federal overreach.

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Lawmakers question Google-Huawei partnership

Five Capitol Hill security hawks are asking Google CEO Sundar Pichai to justify a partnership with Chinese telecommunications manufacturer Huawei.

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Data analytics will fuel the future of military readiness

As DOD modernizes, make better use of its vast data stores is essential.

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