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U.S. sanctions Russia and releases hacking report

The Obama administration announced a long-awaited response to Russia's election-related hacking, but many view it as too little too late.

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Lawmakers: Snowden a fabricator, not a whistleblower

Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor who stole and leaked sensitive documents was a disgruntled employee and liar who is in league with Russian intelligence, says a newly declassified House Intelligence Committee report.

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What to make of the NDAA's latest DOD reorgs

The 2017 National Defense Authorization Act splits the undersecretary of acquisition, technology and logistics position into two new undersecretary roles -- one focused on acquisition, the other on innovation. What does that mean for the future of defense tech?

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DHS moves to dismantle visitor registry program

The department is issuing rule changes to put the final nail in the coffin of a long-abandoned program targeting countries with active terrorist groups.

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Carper: Spend money to save money on DHS HQ

With the construction of the DHS headquarters project only two-thirds funded, Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee minority leader urges Congress not to leave it hanging.

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Email management deadline looms

Agencies have until Dec. 31 to manage their email records in electronic format, and abandon antiquated print-to-file methods. Not all of them are going to make it.

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How to survive and thrive in the Trump administration

Advice for career federal executives navigating the awkward "in-between" time of a presidential transition.

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Prison sentence for GSA Advantage fraudster

A former Defense Department procurement official will serve nearly three years in prison for stealing and reselling millions of dollars of equipment and material obtained through GSA's online shopping and ordering system.

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Lawmakers warn against weakening encryption

A congressional working group studying encryption has concluded that strong encryption is in the national interest, but needs of law enforcement must be accommodated.

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DOD watchdog lists top 10 challenges for 2017

The Pentagon Inspector General's office has released its Fiscal Year 2017 Oversight Plan that focuses on 10 performance and management challenges facing the DOD, including cyber.

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GAO sustains more protests in 2016

The GAO's annual bid protest report to Congress shows a spike in the number of protests filed.

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House panel seeks new rules for Stingrays

Technology used by law enforcement agencies to track the location of a cell phone needs to be better regulated, a House report concluded.