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What it takes to review 650,000 emails

Although Donald Trump argued it wasn't possible to review 650,000 emails in eight days, cyber forensics experts said it's quite common.

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What the next president needs to do on cyber

No matter who wins the election, there are key opportunities to expand on current efforts to secure and defend federal networks and critical infrastructure.

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FBI warns of continuing botnet strikes

FBI cautioned private industry that the immense DDOS attack that brought down internet services across a wide swath of the U.S. in October will persist.

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White House makes final push to streamline federal hiring

The directors of OMB and OPM sent a memo to federal agencies with three objectives for improving their hiring processes.

White House opens Code.gov repository

The Obama administration has launched a central code resource for digital tool development as part of its open source software policy.

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ID protection to expire for more than 100,000 OPM hack victims

About 100,000 to 150,000 feds whose sensitive information was stolen in the OPM hack will have to re-enroll if they want to retain the compensatory identity protection coverage offered by OPM after Dec. 1.

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Fed IT suffers under divided government

Federal investment in new, more effective IT can wither when the political atmosphere in Washington is sharply divided, according to a new study.

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DOD CIO: Recent GAO criticism of JIE is off base

Halvorsen says GAO's report criticizing the management and oversight of the Joint Information Environment initiative fails to understand the nature of the project.

What the federal CISO needs to get the job done

Newly appointed federal CISO Brig. Gen. Gregory Touhill needs the right tools and enforcement authorities to secure and defend government networks.

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Census announces test plans for 2017, 2018

After deciding to call off field tests, the Census Bureau announced it is moving forward with address canvassing tests in 2017 and confirmed its 2018 end-to-end test locations.

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CRS fact-checks Trump claim of ICE endorsement

A Congressional Research Service legal sidebar explains why campaign trail claims that ICE endorsed Donald Trump for president are not accurate.

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DOJ releases controversial cybercrime prosecution memo

More than two years after Attorney General Eric Holder penned a memo to federal prosecutors offering guidance on pursuing cases under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, litigation prompted the DOJ to release the document to the public.

The Fed 100

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Federal 100 Awards.

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