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Army: Electronic domain is contested

A contested electronic environment is the new normal, say Army leaders, and the service needs to prepare for and train to fight with degraded electronic systems and capabilities.

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NARA: More agencies than expected missed 2016 email deadline

Early self-reporting suggests that 81 percent of agencies are on track to electronically manage email records.

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DIUx head wants to drive culture change at DOD

The head of the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental says his goal is to drive culture change in the DOD's acquisition and innovation processes rather than make DIUx the acquisition arm of the DOD.

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The identity threat

To provide a robust defense and protect the identity-based perimeter, government agencies must consider new thinking and approaches.

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NGA wants 24-hour cloud ATOs

One spy agency is looking to "fast architecture churn" to confound would-be cyber attackers.

NPPD reorg could make a comeback

A plan to reorganize DHS' cybersecurity directorate that stalled in Congress last year is still on the agency's agenda.

CIO Council: Get on the same platform

The CIO Council wants agencies to modernize using shared cloud-supported solutions and hosted APIs.

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More NextGen rollouts as White House floats air traffic shift

The FAA has NextGen DataComm capabilities working at some of the busiest airports in the U.S., but the White House proposes shifting air traffic control to a private entity, which some say could blunt the effort.

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Bipartsian bill looks to aid state and local governments with cyber response

The legislation would open up new avenues of assistance for state and local cyber incident response and bring resources home for its Texas-based sponsors.

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House bill would keep election systems 'critical'

New legislation in the House would permanently classify states' election systems as critical infrastructure, provide funding to secure voting systems and create cybersecurity standards.

Air Force probes sensitive data leak

The U.S. Air Force is investigating how a hard drive containing a trove of sensitive files, including background investigation data, was online and publicly accessible.

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Lawmakers push DATA Act for financial industry

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) is offering a bill to modernize the financial reporting process by mandating a standardized, machine-readable data format.

The Fed 100

Save the date for 28th annual Federal 100 Awards Gala.

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