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How government data is at risk

Open data advocates and former government employees have concerns about the fate of open government data, in light of budget and budget and staffing cuts and topics facing increased politicization.

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NTIA, DOD look at sharing out federal spectrum for commercial 5G

The government is going to study the possibility of making a 100 megahertz swath of spectrum available for high-speed mobile broadband.

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Cloud vendors eye key Supreme Court case

Microsoft is defending a case involving a 1986 law that will have consequences for cloud vendors and law enforcement no matter how it turns out.

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What does the House retirement wave mean for tech?

More than a few committee chairs and members with cyber and technology policy chops are leaving Congress. Will it matter to the govtech space?

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Solving the 'technical debt' problem

Increasingly IT managers are recognizing that it's time to stop borrowing against the future when it comes to overly complex and outdated applications.

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Can first responders counter fake news?

A DHS advisory group offers tops on how local and federal emergency responders can leverage social media.

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Raj Shah exits DIUx

After almost two years at the helm of the Pentagon's innovation shop, Raj Shah is returning to the private sector.

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GSA preps for new modernization fund

GSA has to wait for Technology Modernization Fund appropriation, but the agency is preparing to be ready to go, said a top official.

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Look beyond efficiency when it comes to cloud

Why innovation should be a key driver when it comes to cloud migration.

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SEC moves to quash insider trading on cyber breach news

The Securities and Exchange Commission released new guidance on how publicly traded companies should handle data breach disclosures.

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Will the Census Bureau's IT systems be ready for 2020?

For the 2020 census and beyond, the bureau has worked to develop a centralized data collection and processing system to improve cost and tech management. But will it be ready in time for 2020?

Cybercrime cost $600B in 2017, report finds

The CSIS study also found that the public sector remains the most common target, but key enforcers aren't sure legislation is the solution.

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