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Cyber probes gain traction on the Hill

Cyber is front and center as the 115th Congress completes its first month, with multiple investigations into Russia’s election-related hacking and now a resolution to create a Senate Select Committee on Cybersecurity.

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Army and IBM head to the cloud

The $62 million pilot program to build a private, on-premises cloud at the Redstone Arsenal will consolidate 11 data centers and pave the way for future Army cloud projects.

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Border wall not a high-rise, warns former CBP head

The president's proposed wall on the Mexican border will require close consultation with on-the-ground border agents to make sure what is put up doesn't go down like a previous effort did, former Customs and Border Protection Commissioner says.

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Telecom transition is looming

It's close to award time for GSA's huge next-generation telecom contract, and the agency has been working hard to set the stage for its implementation.

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Navy closes in on NGEN recompete

The Navy's Enterprise Networks Program Office will release draft RFP's in the coming months to solicit industry feedback on recompeting the multibillion Next Generation Enterprise Networks contract, expiring next year.

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Senators drill down on 2018 defense spending

Just a month after the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act became law, the Senate Armed Services Committee is starting the process of formulating the 2018 defense budget.

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Fingerprint tech steps up

IARPA looks to spur the development of new fingerprint-reading technologies.

The federal government must prioritize mobile now

Mobile devices are in nearly every workplace, and increasingly serve as linchpins for authentication. Agencies must better understand and manage those risks.

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Chaffetz backs Trump's tough line on feds

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) sketched his priorities for the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, but Democrats want to see a formal plan.

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Agency seeks clarity on DHS election role

The independent federal commission that helps states improve their voting systems wants more clarity on what DHS' critical infrastructure designation means.

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When 'social gov' goes quiet

Agency Twitter posts have dropped off markedly since Inauguration Day.

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Legacy systems, hygiene top Air Force 2017 cyber list

The Air Force will prioritize making legacy and mission systems cyber secure and instilling a culture of cyber security in the workforce in 2017, says CISO Pete Kim.

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

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