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Trump taps hedge fund CISO to lead IT at DHS

Richard Staropoli, who leads IT security at a New York-based hedge fund, will serve as the top tech official at the Department of Homeland Security.

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Trump tech aide touts DATA Act as 'model' for innovation

A few agencies will miss the May deadline to electronically submit their financial data, but robust support of spending data transparency from the White House, Congress and the private sector will keep the pressure on lagging agencies.

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Congress plans one-week punt on funding deadline

Congress and the White House need more time to come to terms on a package to fund the federal government for the remainder of fiscal year 2017.

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OMB seeks more specific IT spending data

New guidance instructs agencies to break out investments for seven standard "support IT" categories.

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Price: Docs aren't 'data-entry clerks'

The nation's top health official wants to reduce the burden he says health IT regulation puts on practitioners.

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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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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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Reorganization fever

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

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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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