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Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.)

House Oversight leaders want answers on White House email

Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), the top Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, wants answers on the reported use of private email accounts to conduct official business by White House advisor and presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner.

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Audit finds network vulnerabilities at NRC

While rating the IT security as "generally effective," an audit of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Region IV office found several lapses that could leave sensitive data exposed.

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A how-to software guide for federal managers

A guide from 18F aimed at federal managers without a software engineering background prioritizes continuous, incremental improvement and user-centered design.

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How GSA can make its $50B telecom contract succeed

The Government Accountability Office wants to see better transition planning as agencies start to move to the Enterprise Infrastructure Services contract.

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Amid reorg, agency leaders push for SES reforms

Amid reorganization and downsizing, agency leaders want to ensure there's a healthy pipeline for the senior executive service to carry out its mission.

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Navy delays 2018 NGEN award schedule

The Navy announced a five-month delay in its award schedule for two of its IT contracts to implement a new 'sprint' process.

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USAF awards $1B cloud deal

Dell EMC, Microsoft and General Dynamics are the winners in what's being called the largest-ever federal cloud award.

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Crunch time for acquisition portal in defense bill

Reconciliation of the massive defense bill could put new off-the-shelf acquisition sources into the federal acquisition mix, but experts worry about the details.

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Agencies steer clear of RIFs in reorg plans

Agencies think they can fulfill White House reorganization goals and trim their workforces by relying on attrition and reclassifying employees.

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How MGT changes the game for federal CIOs

Under the funding plan in the Modernizing Government Technology Act, federal IT leaders will be able to make strategic technology investments with the same level of agility as their private-sector counterparts.

DHS offers new details on Kaspersky ban

The Department of Homeland Security published the full text of its Kaspersky ban in the Federal Register just as the Senate voted to ban the company from federal networks as an amendment to the defense bill.

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IRS relies on obsolete hardware, IG finds

An inspector general audit found the IRS is losing ground when it comes to replacing outdated IT hardware, with budget constraints topping the list of reasons.

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