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DHS set for new wave of IT hiring

DHS is developing an IT/cybersecurity-specific hiring fair, and the agency might take the show on the road.

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More modern IT could keep SSA from mailing out Social Security numbers

The Social Security Administration's internal watchdog said modernization would help the agency keep personally identifiable information out of mailings to beneficiaries.

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Can investigators reverse engineer insider threats?

The idea is to use past insider threat incidents to stitch together profiles of future rogue employees.

Senators Ron Johnson (R-Wisonsin) and Tom Carper (D-Delaware).

Senators press OMB for A-130 update

Two key senators are getting impatient waiting for a new version of a key piece of governmentwide IT policy that hasn't been updated in 15 years.

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Town halls aren't fixing DHS

Employees throughout the Homeland Security Department's diverse components are less engaged than feds in any other agency. Is it a leadership problem?

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.)

Senator looks to counter botnets

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) teased plans for legislation against the scourge of botnets at a Georgetown appearance.

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Officials talk candidly about workforce cyber hygiene

Better governance, improved accountability and more training are needed to improve cybersecurity.

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GSA sets summer expectations for EIS, Alliant 2

GSA has given vendors a heads-up on the next steps for its $50 billion EIS telecom contract and the Alliant RFPs.

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Federal CIO: IT fund would shake up appropriations process

The $3.1 billion revolving IT fund proposed by the White House would jump-start the projects most in need of funding and would not preclude other investments, federal CIO Tony Scott said.

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Key IT bills show signs of strength in Congress

Two key IT modernization bills could move in Congress, despite the compressed legislative calendar and the politically charged election year.

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Can the Pentagon keep up with rivals in tech?

Leading Defense Department officials warned lawmakers that global rivals could be outpacing the U.S. when it comes to accelerating military technology development.

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Teamwork could lure women to cyber careers

Emphasizing the collaborative nature of cybersecurity work may prove a key lure to draw women into the male-dominated profession, according to one study.

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