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How to fix information sharing, according to industry

Secret cyber threat data and a clunky clearance process are barriers to bidirectional information sharing, industry representatives told Congress.

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Senate panel grills former Lockheed exec about potential conflicts

John Rood, the Lockheed Martin executive nominated for undersecretary of defense for policy, is drawing questions on how he would treat his former firm.

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VA needs money fast for health record program

To stay on track with an ambitious launch schedule, the Department of Veterans Affairs is looking to reprogram $374 million in current funds.

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New threats from North Korean malware

The North Korean cyber threat expands to include attacks against aviation, financial services and government, according to new federal advisories.

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What's behind agency FITARA scores?

Agencies shared the stories behind improved, declining and stable FITARA grades.

White House goes public with bug disclosure policy

The Trump administration is pulling back the curtain a bit on the secretive process by which the government discloses (or retains) computer vulnerabilities.

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FITARA progress stalls

Federal CIOs under the Trump administration have seen progress lag on implementing the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act, according to the latest scorecards.

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Health records vendor looks to settle lawsuit with VA

CliniComp wants to test its product's interoperability with VA and DOD electronic health records systems.

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At 300 days, Trump faces hundreds of key vacancies

At the important deadline set by the Federal Vacancies Reform Act, President Trump's pace for staffing key government positions continues to lag behind that of previous administrations.

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5 things to think about when modernizing agency IT

With the MGT Act poised to become law, it's a matter of when -- not if -- federal agencies will modernize legacy software and infrastructure.

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Army IT official sentenced in bribery scheme

Ranier Ramos, formerly of the U.S. Army Public Health Command, will serve a year in federal prison and pay millions in penalties and restitution.

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House panel advances FISA reform

The Judiciary committee passed a bill to require federal law enforcement to obtain a warrant before querying spy databases, but some are worried about potential loopholes.

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