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Should airlines pay to get FAA tech past the 1990s?

The nation's air traffic control system is in dire need of stable funding. Is taking the checkbook away from Congress the answer?

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Watchdog: 18F's Slack security exposed GSA data

GSA's innovation shop 18F enabled unauthorized data access by linking Slack and Google Drives with an open login standard, according to an inspector general alert.

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FDIC shakeup over 'major incident' revelations

The agency is scrambling to shore up its internal cybersecurity practices as watchdogs scrutinize a spate of unauthorized employee data extractions.

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New USPS legislation won't touch tech, probably

Lawmakers are exploring their options for an agency in dire need of aid.

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Stopping the federal IT security brain drain

To secure the talent they need, agencies must either find a way boost pay or fundamentally change the government-contractor relationship.

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State's school for cyber

Training 130 State Department foreign service officers on cyber is expensive but critical.

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Watchdog: Treasury hitting the mark as cyber steward

In its mission to help protect the nation's critical financial infrastructure, the Treasury Department is covering the bases, according to a new audit report.

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A brief history of FedRAMP

Revisiting key milestones for the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program.

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Donald Trump needs a transition leader

The billionaire might be the presumptive GOP nominee, but those managing presidential transition prep say he doesn't yet have a dedicated transition team leader or office space.

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GAO: FEMA needs framework to improve IT systems

According to the Government Accountability Office, FEMA needs to develop a governing framework for the oversight and modernization of IT investments.

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New White House guidance charts future of shared services

The Obama administration is looking to make sure its advances on shared services becomes a permanent fixture of government.

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IG: ICE IT system deficiencies threaten data integrity

Deficiencies in Immigration and Customs Enforcement's general IT controls could jeopardize the privacy and integrity of critical financial and operational data, according to a new report.

FCW in Print

In the latest issue: Looking back on three decades of big stories in federal IT.

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