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DHS wants a look at anti-drone tech

DHS' Science and Technology directorate invites counter-drone technology companies to show off their capabilities, while military commanders warn about unauthorized drones near military bases.

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Chaffetz, Cummings push White House on records

A bipartisan letter from the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee seeks information on Trump administration compliance with federal recordkeeping laws.

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Report: Busiest federal websites have big problems

Of the 297 most visited federal websites, more than 90 percent fall short of "basic standards" for security, speed, accessibility or ease of mobile access.

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Report: Combatant commands vulnerable to cyber attacks

Despite making progress against cyber red teams, military combatant command missions are coming up short in defending against nation-state adversaries in training exercises.

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WikiLeaks posts spy trove purporting to contain CIA hacking tools

Wikileaks launches what it claims is its largest-ever release of CIA data, which includes nearly 9,000 documents and files alleged to contain hacking tools and covert program details.

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Lawmakers target disappearing records

Two bills before the House Oversight committee deal with the problem of electronic records being altered or lost.

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5 technology priorities for President Trump

The Obama administration improved government technology, but the Trump team must push it further forward.

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Shared service gets some blame for HUD's financial woes

The department's struggles with shared services contributed to restatement of financial data, according to HUD's inspector general.

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New CEO takes over at MITRE

Dr. Jason Providakes is taking over as president and CEO of MITRE, the not-for-profit organization that operates federally funded research and development centers.

Cyber executive order nearing completion

The Trump administration is soliciting feedback from industry leaders on the long-awaited cyber executive order that could be finalized within a week.

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New immigration order pushes biometrics but lacks deadline

President Trump's revised executive order on immigration calls for an expedited biometric entry/exit system, but it doesn't set a deadline for bringing the system online.

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SDN looms large in NSTAC report

A report under development by a government advisory board says the government must move quickly to better understand software-defined networking's effect on critical infrastructure.

The Fed 100

Save the date for 28th annual Federal 100 Awards Gala.

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