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EIS contractors want more time for transition

EIS contractors are chafing under what they see as a slow transition from GSA's old telecommunications contract to its next-generation vehicle.

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Dave Wajsgras: Under the radar, reimagining cyber

Raytheon may be better known for radar systems and weapons platforms, but the 2018 Industry Eagle Award winner has quietly transformed government's IT security landscape.

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CLOUD Act set to pass in omnibus

Congress is poised to pass legislation that will have big implications for cross-border data sharing, law enforcement investigations and data privacy.

Lawmakers eye CDM legislation

Legislation may be coming with the aim of putting the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program back on track.

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Rep. Will Hurd: Making modernization possible

A much-need source of IT expertise on Capitol Hill, the 2018 Government Eagle Award winner was instrumental to making MGT a legislative reality.

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Congress poised to put up $380 million for election security

A day after members of the Senate Intelligence Committee called for federal funding to assist states in securing their voting systems, the committee's chairman said the forthcoming spending bill will include an expected $380 million in grant funding for that purpose.

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Senator still waiting on grid cyber assessments from Energy

As the Energy Department prepares to build out its cybersecurity capacity, a key member of the Senate Energy committee is waiting on energy sector cyber assessments.

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Senate Intel committee releases election security recommendations

The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released its initial recommendations on election security after investigating Russian attempts to target election infrastructure during the 2016 U.S. elections.

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IT, workforce, customer service central to President's Management Agenda

The just-released President's Management Agenda focuses on IT modernization, reshaping the federal workforce and the reorganization of government.

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Oversight panel advances records preservation, transparency bills

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee approved a slate of bills aimed at preserving electronic records, improving customer experience and posting more information online.

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Modernizing with the citizen in mind

The roadblocks are real, but a number of agencies are making the case that better engagement is worth the investment.

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Why CDM vendors need more flexibility

Prime contractors on the government's Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program need the ability to respond with agility to changing threats.

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