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The biggest challenges for true modernization in 2018

The drive for IT transformation is reaching far beyond technology into every aspect of agency operations.

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Why acquisition management is the SENSR project's secret weapon

Getting four agencies to share spectrum and combine their radar systems is a massive undertaking. Settling on a single acquisition management system makes it much more manageable.

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OMB wants feedback on new ICAM policies

A draft memorandum to strengthen governmentwide identity, credential and access management calls for modernization and more adoption of shared ICAM services.

Is DOD overlooking its own innovators?

Silicon Valley has become synonymous with innovation, but government leaders might be missing out on what’s going on in their own labs.

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EIS testing is picking up speed

Eight of 10 contractors for GSA’s next-generation telecommunications contract report progress on required back-office systems tests.

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How will the CLOUD Act work?

The U.S. recently updated how it handles federal law enforcement data requests for foreign info stored by U.S. companies, but the full impact remains unclear.

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Consumer agency bows out of IoT data security role

The Consumer Product Safety Commission plans to focus on physical hazards in an upcoming meeting on the safety of the internet of things.

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Many White House domains lack required email security

Many White House email domains are not compliant with a governmentwide cybersecurity directive, according to tests.

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White House: Trump won't intervene in DOD cloud deal

Despite his repeated public venting of anger at Amazon, President Trump won't play a part in the Pentagon's move to award a cloud contract, a spokesperson said.

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The IRS wants to talk business

The tax agency's procurement leaders want a more open dialogue with industry, but acknowledge that message doesn’t always make its way down the chain of command.

The Department of Cyber?

As some nations unify their cybersecurity operations, there are calls for a similar effort to create a single agency for civilian cyber authorities in the U.S.

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Lawmakers worry about a second Heartbleed

Two lawmakers are looking for more information from the executive director of the Linux Foundation about the challenges surrounding the security of open-source software.

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