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What's next for agency reorg plans?

As agencies wrap up their reorganization plans, successful reforms will prioritize mission delivery over simply slashing the workforce -- but proposed budget cuts and leadership vacancies pose additional challenges.

Federal student loan data targeted in fraud

Officials have declined to prosecute in a case where employees at a private firm tampered with a federal student loan database.

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Why tracking government spending on Trump-owned businesses is hard

Hill Democrats want answers on federal spending at Trump-owned businesses, but agencies might have a tough time supplying hard numbers.

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VA's legacy systems aren't ready for the Data Act

A just-released oversight report reveals that the legacy systems at the Department of Veterans Affairs aren't ready to support many Data Act requirements.

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Rice to be acting DHS CIO

The recently appointed deputy CIO, who was previously CIO of the Transportation Security Administration, will step in following Staropoli's resignation.

FBI warns on IP addresses

The FBI issued an alert in late July advising industry, government and academic institutions about persistent cyber threats from a group with ties to Iran.

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What DOD's reorg means for tech and acquisition

The Section 901 report promises changes for DIUx, DARPA and the Pentagon's entire acquisition apparatus.

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IGs build one-stop shop for oversight

A new website will give the public access to inspector general reports and records across federal government.

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Years after breach, OPM still shows infosec weakness

A congressional watchdog reports that while OPM has addressed some past information security recommendations, vulnerabilities persist.

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Why the FBI relo went off the rails

The government burned tens of millions of dollars on a stalled effort to move the FBI out of its downtown D.C. headquarters.

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Should NSA and CyberCom split? A watchdog weighs in

The Government Accountability Office teamed up with Pentagon officials to identify the advantages and disadvantages of the dual-hat leadership structure of the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command.

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Deputy takes the reins at DHS

Elaine Duke steps into the top job at DHS, as outgoing chief John Kelly moves to the White House as Trump's chief of staff.