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DOD looking to put classified data in commercial cloud

Rob Vietmeyer, DOD CIO's point man on cloud, said it could be over a year before a commercial cloud provider handles Level 6 data

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OPM finishes mailing most notification letters to breach victims

OPM announced it has mailed notification letters to nearly all the breach victims of the cyber-attack that the agency discovered in April 2015.

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NIST wants to know how cybersecurity framework is used

NIST is seeking input from users on ways to improve its voluntary framework of cybersecurity measures

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IG report highlights IT shortfalls at State

The IG's semiannual report to Congress highlights IT and cybersecurity risk areas at the State Department.

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GSA pushes EIS proposal date

The General Services Administration extended the deadline for vendor proposal submissions to its massive next-generation telecom contract by a week.

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Clapper memo outlines ICITE architecture

A document release reveals more details on the cloud-based Intelligence Community Information Technology Enterprise.

FirstNet, DHS P25 comms efforts move ahead

Two efforts, ultimately aimed at providing interoperable radio communications for first responders across the nation, advanced on Dec. 9.

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Launch delay won't open weather data gap, NOAA says

NOAA bumped the launch of a key weather data collection satellite to October 2016, but the agency doesn't anticipate a gap in weather forecast data because of the change.

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Digital engagement is important to voters

The second round of findings from Adobe's Digital Government Survey shows that modernizing the government's online presence is an issue that both political parties can rally around.

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Cyber sharing with industry improving, DOJ says

The Justice Department is trying to send threat information back to breach victims as an investigation progresses, according to a top cybersecurity official at the agency.

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White House reacts to pro-encryption petition

As "going dark" becomes a hot button issue in Washington, privacy activists are urging the White House to hold to its stance on commercial encryption.

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Cyber bill vote in sight

Members of the House and Senate intelligence committees are in talks to iron out the final details of the cybersecurity bill.

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