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New VA office to focus on whistleblowers, accountability

President Trump visited the VA's headquarters to sign an executive order setting up a new office inside the agency to target problem employees and protect whistleblowers.

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Congress pushes DOD on IT acquisition agility

Despite years of reform efforts and legislation, the DOD is still struggling to become more agile with IT acquisition, and Congress is searching for answers why.

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Senate bill would end shutdown politics

Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) is looking to make shutdown showdowns on Capitol Hill a thing of the past.

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Reorganization fever

The Trump administration's reorganization plan could be a catalyst for substantive change.

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Bill would protect feds' pay in case of shutdown

A bipartisan effort is underway on Capitol Hill to protect federal employees' pay if a government shutdown does happen.

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Orchestrating security technology

To tackle advanced threats in an ever more complex cyber world, agencies must integrate all their security tools, data and processes.

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The Fed should do more to oversee financial sector cyber

With the financial sector under threat, the Federal Reserve should take a stronger hand in oversight of cyber defense, according to a new report.

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White House links innovation and cybersecurity

As the White House finalizes its cyber executive order, there are growing questions over how much the NSC will be driving cybersecurity and how much will be led by Jared Kushner's new innovation office.

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Cyber challenges demand trained young leaders

Participants in this year's Cyber Defense Exercise fought back challenges of the type threatening U.S. critical infrastructure, including ransomware.

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7 not-so-secret weapons to modernize apps

High-profile failures can make "AppMod" a daunting proposition, but how you start shapes how you finish.

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McKinsey: A public sector rethink could save $3.5 trillion worldwide

Governments around the world stand to save $3.5 trillion annually within the next five years if they maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of their spending.

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Is IT exempt from Trump's 'Buy American' order?

Given the global supply chain, determining the national provenance of a piece of technology is a tricky business. And in any case, Congress long ago carved out an exception for commercial IT products.

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