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Air Force closes in on new directive for IT governance

Lisa Disbrow, President Obama's choice for the post of Undersecretary of the Air Force, updated a Senate panel on the Air Force's IT plans at her nomination hearing.

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Hurd urges changes to Visa Waiver Program

Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas), one of leading tech experts on Capitol Hill, is looking to pressure European allies to disclose more data to the Visa Waiver Program.

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Chaffetz renews call for OPM CIO's resignation

The chairman of the House oversight committee is once again calling for OPM CIO Donna Seymour's resignation after an IG report said the agency violated federal acquisition policies in awarding a credit-monitoring contract.

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The limits (and myths) of security

Five principles for securing government information systems can help agencies better understand and manage risk.

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IG report highlights IT shortfalls at State

The IG's semiannual report to Congress highlights IT and cybersecurity risk areas at the State Department.

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Are agencies listening to their watchdogs?

Lawmakers quiz oversight officials about why agencies aren't taking their advice.

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Launch delay won't open weather data gap, NOAA says

NOAA bumped the launch of a key weather data collection satellite to October 2016, but the agency doesn't anticipate a gap in weather forecast data because of the change.

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Cyber bill vote in sight

Members of the House and Senate intelligence committees are in talks to iron out the final details of the cybersecurity bill.

Cyber legislation could hitch a ride on funding bill

Lawmakers hammering out the details on House and Senate cybersecurity legislation have not ruled out the possibility that the measure could make its way into a larger funding bill.

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Connolly, Meadows: We're on your side with FITARA

Legislators urge agency leaders to weigh in on the best ways to implement (and grade) IT reform efforts.

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DHS expands CenturyLink's work on Einstein

DHS awarded an expansion contract to help extend Einstein 3 Accelerated protections to civilian agencies by year's end under the new cybersecurity strategy.

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Comey: 'Going dark' is business, not technical, challenge

The FBI director sounded upbeat about the possibility of convincing tech firms to give law enforcement access to encrypted customer communications with a warrant.

Who are the Rising Stars?

Nominations for the 2016 Rising Star awards are now being accepted.

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