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USAF Gen. John Hyten

General: Cyber Command needs new platform before NSA split

U.S. Cyber Command should be elevated to a full combatant command as soon as possible, the head of Strategic Command told Congress, but it cannot be separated from the NSA until it has its own cyber platform.

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Senate appropriators go to Jared

A pair of senators with a standing interest in improving IT acquisition is looking to Jared Kushner's new innovation team for help modernizing legacy tech.

4 tips for pulling millennials into the workforce

Making agencies more appealing to the youngest generation of workers has the added benefit of strengthening the entire federal workforce.

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Agencies backsliding on FITARA

A leading watchdog told the House Oversight panel that agencies took some backward steps on implementing IT reforms during the transition and the early days of the Trump administration.

Will Hurd

Hurd: Revised MGT Act coming 'very soon'

The chairman of the House subcommittee on federal IT says that tweaks are coming to a bill to support agency moves to the cloud.

DHS cyber reorg bill coming

A top DHS cybersecurity official and a leading lawmaker are pushing a plan to reorganize federal cyber protection.

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Can Jared fix federal IT?

Seasoned government managers are hopeful about an innovation effort backed by the president, but they see pitfalls and the possibility of duplication.

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OPM issues how-to guide for layoffs

Following the White House's proposed budget cuts, the Office of Personnel Management issued guidance for agency heads on how to handle potential workforce reductions.

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Trump hotel lease is valid, says GSA

The lease President Trump signed with the GSA for the Old Post Office building in Washington is in compliance, an agency contracting officer said.

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GSA employee, husband guilty in hiring scheme

A former senior GSA contracting official and her husband pleaded guilty in a conspiracy that spread falsified resumes liberally around federal agencies and contractors.

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New cyber warriors face culture shock

The U.S. military services are scrambling to recruit and train new cyber warriors, but that is also requiring cultural changes in institutions known for order, tradition and stability.