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Marines want industry help with mobility

U.S. Marine forces operations are increasingly expeditionary, but their IT systems are not keeping pace, so the Corps is asking industry for help with mobility.

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Why bug bounty programs are worth the risk

Expert hackers aren't necessarily the folks you want to invite on your network, but according to a Pentagon expert, they're the best equipped to do an important job.

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Despite glitches, Census officials not worried about 2020 count

Census officials said that despite recent delays, watchdog findings and cost uncertainty, Census is "in good shape" for the 2018 end-to-end test, and the 2020 main event.

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It's official: AT&T wins $6.5 billion FirstNet award

The 25-year agreement to build out a national public safety wireless broadband network has been awarded to AT&T.

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Lawmakers look to modernize U.S. Code

A bipartisan bill would digitally encode U.S. law with a statutory history.

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FirstNet award on tap

There isn't much suspense as the Commerce Department prepares to announce the winner of a $6.5 billion national wireless broadband emergency network contract.

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Wearable tech goes to the dogs

The Department of Homeland Security begins to adapt wearable health data monitoring technology for its huge pack of working detection and security dogs.

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Army mobile transition slowed by culture

The Army is working to develop a mobile ecosystem that allows work to be done anywhere, anytime, but that requires cultural change, not just technological change says one official.

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Agencies backsliding on FITARA

A leading watchdog told the House Oversight panel that agencies took some backward steps on implementing IT reforms during the transition and the early days of the Trump administration.

DHS cyber reorg bill coming

A top DHS cybersecurity official and a leading lawmaker are pushing a plan to reorganize federal cyber protection.

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Hurd: Revised MGT Act coming 'very soon'

The chairman of the House subcommittee on federal IT says that tweaks are coming to a bill to support agency moves to the cloud.

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Former cyber czar looks to change info sharing

As the U.S. government continues to wrestle with policies and programs to share intelligence about cybersecurity threats with the private sector, a small non-profit is trying to change paradigms around information sharing.