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VA's most important 2017 decision

A senior VA official told FCW that the decision, expected in July, to retain or move off of the homegrown Vista health record system is the most important move the agency will make this year.

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WikiLeaks exposes more alleged CIA cyber tools

WikiLeaks has released another batch of alleged CIA hacking tools that purport to detail how the agency covers its tracks when penetrating foreign targets.

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Think like a hacker, says former CISO

Greg Touhill contends that clarity, hacker brains and services consolidation are keys to more secure federal networks and data.

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Citizen engagement: a pathway for government reform

New technologies are bringing citizens into the halls of government, and redefining how citizens collaborate in the future.

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DLA goes virtual

The Defense Logistics Agency is in the midst of an ambitious campaign to eliminate its IT infrastructure and transition to using exclusively shared, hosted and virtual services.

How to defend against government hackers

Privacy and civil rights advocates roll out legal advice about how to litigate cases involving the use of hacking tools by law enforcement.

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Sustaining citizen engagement

The tools for figuring out what end users want are better than ever, but acting on those insights is still a challenge.

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Marines want industry help with mobility

U.S. Marine forces operations are increasingly expeditionary, but their IT systems are not keeping pace, so the Corps is asking industry for help with mobility.

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Why bug bounty programs are worth the risk

Expert hackers aren't necessarily the folks you want to invite on your network, but according to a Pentagon expert, they're the best equipped to do an important job.

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Despite glitches, Census officials not worried about 2020 count

Census officials said that despite recent delays, watchdog findings and cost uncertainty, Census is "in good shape" for the 2018 end-to-end test, and the 2020 main event.

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It's official: AT&T wins $6.5 billion FirstNet award

The 25-year agreement to build out a national public safety wireless broadband network has been awarded to AT&T.

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Lawmakers look to modernize U.S. Code

A bipartisan bill would digitally encode U.S. law with a statutory history.

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