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Navy workforce memo separates cyber from IT

A recent policy memo from Navy Secretary Ray Mabus differentiates the IT and cybersecurity workforces.

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Single service provider for upcoming draft mobility RFP at DISA

DISA looks to single service provider for mobile device management.

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Spectrum bill passes Senate panel

A bill backed by Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune (R-S.D.) looks to free up more government spectrum for mobile broadband.

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CDM-as-a-service great, but what next?

Small agencies feel the cyber talent squeeze more than big agencies, but they’re looking eagerly to CDM-as-a-service to help secure their networks.

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McCaul floats encryption commission to Silicon Valley

Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, took a humble tack at RSA, saying that, "most members [of Congress] don’t understand what encryption is."

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Free online initiative trains feds in agile

An online course offered by the Agile Government Leadership network and developed by one of the co-founders of 18F provides feds with hands-on experience running an agile project.

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The 'Fix FedRAMP' crowd agitates for change

An industry advocacy group released a six-point plan asking for improvements to help promote speed and transparency in the government process for vetting cloud service providers.

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VA leaders cite progress on health record interoperability

Top Veterans Affairs officials testified this week that electronic health record sharing with the military is operational, while putting the brakes on modernizing their own health records system.

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DOJ official, former counterterror czar spar over Apple

The court order is a dangerous effort to compel speech in the form of writing software code, said Richard Clarke, a former White House counterterrorism adviser.

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GAO cites progress and challenges on FDCCI

GAO said agencies have made progress on data center consolidation but lamented that some of them lack savings goals.

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The Pentagon wants to be hacked -- and learn from it

DOD has its own "red teams" that probe sensitive defense networks for vulnerabilities, but the Hack the Pentagon initiative goes a significant step further by inviting private-sector hackers to get out their digital scalpels.

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DHS to launch new system for insider threat data

The Department of Homeland Security is releasing a new data system for tracking suspected insider threats -- both inside the agency and among those with access to DHS facilities and IT.

FCW in Print

Check out the digital edition of FCW magazine -- the federal IT community's premier publication.

In this issue: Profiles of every Fed 100 winner, the government and industry Eagle Award winners and more.

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