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Cybersecurity: 6 schools with the right stuff

The federal government craves more cybersecurity professionals. These six schools are helping meet that demand.

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Did 307,000 vets die while awaiting care?

A new IG report concludes that bad data and poor system controls are compounding the backlog problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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DOD’s chasm between what's needed and what's possible

DOD acquisition chief Frank Kendall sees a wide gap "between our national security needs and how we meet those needs."

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Help desk at State pinged Clinton's private email address

A State Department IT worker stumbled on Hillary Clinton's private email address in 2010, and wrote a note to Clinton about a possible glitch.

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OPM awards $133 million ID protection contract

The Office of Personnel Management and the Pentagon have awarded a $133 million contract to Identity Theft Guard Solutions LLC for identity theft protection for the millions hit by the OPM breach.

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It's 2015. Do you know where your data is?

Remote access of data is a beautiful and dangerous thing. When it comes to cloud and mobile, feds could take a breather and collect strategies instead of rushing headlong into the year-end spend-a-palooza.

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After the breach: 21.5 million exposed individuals still waiting

Feds have blown past the August deadlines for OPM breach notifications they now say they “never intended” to meet.

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DOD seeks funds for OPM response, WH mulls China sanctions and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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FAA has looked at clouds from both sides now

A 10-year, $108 million deal with CSC Government Solutions will also include Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and other cloud providers.

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GAO: FAA overlooking global air traffic risks

Worries persist about how well the FAA's new air traffic control system will work with other systems.

Records management: Are agencies getting full return on information?

A recent survey found that only 33 percent of federal employees are very confident in current records programs.

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GSA makes awards for long-awaited agile BPA

After multiple delays and an unusual solicitation process, 18F has 16 vendors ready to start delivering agile services.

The Fed 100

Nominations for the 2016 Federal 100 Awards are now being accepted. 

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