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Look beyond efficiency when it comes to cloud

Why innovation should be a key driver when it comes to cloud migration.

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SEC moves to quash insider trading on cyber breach news

The Securities and Exchange Commission released new guidance on how publicly traded companies should handle data breach disclosures.

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Will the Census Bureau's IT systems be ready for 2020?

For the 2020 census and beyond, the bureau has worked to develop a centralized data collection and processing system to improve cost and tech management. But will it be ready in time for 2020?

Cybercrime cost $600B in 2017, report finds

The CSIS study also found that the public sector remains the most common target, but key enforcers aren't sure legislation is the solution.

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FBI mulls move to the cloud

The bureau wants industry input on moving its infrastructure to the cloud as a $30 billion IT services contract is set to expire.

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IG: DHS still can't account for expired PIV cards

The Department of Homeland Security still lacks effective protocols to ensure old contractors don't retain access to their facilities and systems.

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Air Force hackathon pays out $104,000

In its second hackathon, the Air Force paid out a record amount in bounties after extending the December program 20 days.

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State officials get classified briefings on election security

National intelligence and homeland security officials briefed state officials and private-sector stakeholders about election cybersecurity threats.

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announces indictments against Russian groups and individuals accused of tampering with U.S. elections.

Russian troll farm indictment could boost social media legislation

The indictment of 13 Russian nationals accused of online and offline activity designed to interfere with the 2016 election may boost the fortunes of a bill to strengthen disclosure rules around online political ads.

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Can contracting for IT services help bolster the cyber ranks?

The Air Force's CIO wants to bet his budget on enterprise IT to improve cyber warfare capabilities.

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DOE plans cyber office, supercomputing expansion

The Energy Department budget would support a new infrastructure cybersecurity office and high-capacity computing efforts.

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Inconclusive encryption report straddles ongoing policy debate

By design, a long-awaited report on encryption from the National Academies of Sciences lacks hard conclusions or recommendations to settle the "going dark" debate.

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