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NSA halts Section 702 'upstream' collection

The NSA says it is halting "upstream" collection of email traffic that mentions targets of foreign surveillance after an internal review of "inadvertent compliance incidents" involving information collected on U.S. persons.

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Why compliance demands a DevOps approach

Security compliance doesn't have to stifle innovation -- it should baked into the agile development process.

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Senators seek to protect federal data

Sens. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) and Gary Peters (D-Mich.) introduced a bill seeking to protect public access to open government data through legislation and prevent its removal without sufficient public notice.

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MGT is back

Capitol Hill IT modernization champion Will Hurd reintroduced a bill to support the retirement of legacy technology and the shift to cloud and managed services.

Senate cyber panel makes public debut

Lawmakers probe why the U.S. needs a strategy, authorities and systems to deter and defend against cyber-enabled information operations directed as the U.S.

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Trump tech aide touts DATA Act as 'model' for innovation

A few agencies will miss the May deadline to electronically submit their financial data, but robust support of spending data transparency from the White House, Congress and the private sector will keep the pressure on lagging agencies.

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Price: Docs aren't 'data-entry clerks'

The nation's top health official wants to reduce the burden he says health IT regulation puts on practitioners.

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OMB seeks more specific IT spending data

New guidance instructs agencies to break out investments for seven standard "support IT" categories.

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Box brings milspec security to its entire platform

DOD's authorization for Impact Level 4 means controls for sensitive unclassified information are now in place for all customers. FedRAMP High authorization is in the works, and will also be platform-wide.

Air Force invites hackers to a friendly dogfight

The Air Force is the latest military service to partner with HackerOne on a bug bounty competition where hackers can win prize money by finding vulnerabilities in Air Force sites.

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Clapper: Russia, nonstate actors emboldened in digital world

Russia has been emboldened by its successful intervention in the 2016 election, and nonstate actors, such as WikiLeaks, are a growing threat in the digital space, said former director of national intelligence James Clapper during a ranging public appearance.

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Why the CDM program needs an overhaul

By focusing on legacy attack vectors, DHS’ cybersecurity program fails to address rapidly evolving new threats.

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