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Peace Corps breaks records, moves hiring tech to the cloud

As applications spike, the team behind the agency's volunteer onboarding technology is forging ahead into hybrid cloud and social engagement.

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When a 'short-term' extension is a bridge too far, 3D printing at the Pentagon and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Ronald W. Pontius, Deputy to the Commanding General for U.S. Army Cyber Command and Second Army

Army experiments with cyber warfare

The Army continues to experiment with equipping its land forces with cyber capabilities, a recognition that future combat operations could increasingly have a cyber dimension.

Protecting government IT systems at the source

Most IT organizations understand the importance of protecting data but have a blind spot regarding the security of the IT systems themselves.

LaVerne Horton Council

Here's what VA's decisive new CIO has planned

LaVerne Council is preparing to reveal a new cybersecurity strategy and an overall direction for IT operations at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Buying code with credit cards

18F is experimenting with a fast-paced reverse-auction acquisition model that could, potentially, enable agile projects to get code delivered and paid for in a week.

Rep. Darrell Issa

FITARA architect wants to run the House, new tech at FCC and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee

Closing cybersecurity's race gap

Government leaders speak frankly about how mentorship for young minority talent could help bridge the nation's cybersecurity skills gap.

Cybersecurity research

Name change, new org chart feature in NPPD reorg

A key DHS component plans to combine protection of cyber and physical infrastructure.

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Roadmapping: A key tool for FITARA compliance

A technology roadmap can help agencies reap the benefits FITARA has to offer. Here are the four stages of a successful effort.

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18F debuts 'Digital Economy Practice'

GSA's in-house digital skunkworks 18F is branching out into wider policy matters.

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Cobert: Customer-facing services require finesse

OPM's bid to notify feds whose info was compromised is an early test of the administration's renewed focus on customer service.