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Feds make almost one-third less than private-sector peers

The Federal Salary Council reported that federal employees make 32 percent less than their private-sector counterparts and recommended that six more areas be added to the locality pay program.

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National cyber strategy could come by summer

A top Pentagon official told the House Armed Services Committee that the much-anticipated national cyber strategy "should be forthcoming in the near future."

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Epic won't protest Coast Guard move to Cerner

Acquisition-wise, it looks like smooth sailing for the Coast Guard's plan to join the Pentagon's nascent electronic health records system.

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Lawmakers hear from Census officials on citizenship question

Following a closed-door briefing from top Census officials, lawmakers still have questions about a move to ask Americans about their citizenship on the 2020 population count.

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IG: Interior failed to document SES reassignments

The Department of Interior recently reassigned about 10 percent of its senior executives without much advance planning and without documenting its reasons for doing so, according to the agency inspector general.

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ODNI looks to separate CIO, CDO shops

The intelligence director's office is mulling a new approach to CIO and chief data officer roles that stresses more efficient acquisition.

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Transcom head warns of cyber risks to civilian infrastructure

At a Senate hearing, Gen. Darren McDew said that the commercial companies the military relies on to move troops and material are too vulnerable to cyberattacks.

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Time for more robust IOT oversight

Infosec and privacy concerns are going unaddressed in the internet of things ecosystem, and some government agency has to take the lead.

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GSA tries to raise the profile of EIS

The General Services Administration added new info on how agencies can tap into its next generation telecommunications contract -- and tied the vehicle more closely to IT modernization.

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The biggest challenges for true modernization in 2018

The drive for IT transformation is reaching far beyond technology into every aspect of agency operations.

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OMB wants feedback on new ICAM policies

A draft memorandum to strengthen governmentwide identity, credential and access management calls for modernization and more adoption of shared ICAM services.

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EIS testing is picking up speed

Eight of 10 contractors for GSA’s next-generation telecommunications contract report progress on required back-office systems tests.

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