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Immigration modernization a work in progress

CIS making some progress on processing capabilities, but a congressional panel is still skeptical.

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More work needed to get women in cyber jobs

Despite booming public interest in cybersecurity as a career, a new report documents how women remain starkly underrepresented in that workforce.

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U.S. indicts Russian spies in Yahoo hack

U.S. federal law enforcement indicts four, including two Russian state security operators, for the historic 2014 Yahoo hack.

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Court: U.S. resident can't sue after foreign hack

A federal appeals court ruled that a U.S. citizen can't sue a foreign government for a cyberattack on a home computer.

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McCaskill pushes DHS to clarify rules for election aid

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) pushed DHS for clarity on what exactly the designation of election systems as critical infrastructure will mean for states.

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FirstNet expects court decision soon

FirstNet's top lawyer said the bid protest holding up the $6.5 billion contract award could be resolved "in the next several days."

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How investing in technology can transform government and cut costs

A new report shows how, through effective implementation of proven commercial best practice to operations across government, citizens can benefit from over $1 trillion in value over the next decade.

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Should the U.S. stockpile zero days?

Zero-day vulnerabilities live on average for 6.9 years and have a low rate of discovery by other entities, which could argue in favor of stockpiling them, according to a comprehensive study by the RAND Corporation.

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Trump's plan to reorganize the federal government

President Trump signed an executive order promising "a comprehensive plan for reorganizing the federal government."

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IT contractor to pay $45 million to settle software overcharge

Software giant CA will pay the U.S. government $45 million to settle allegations that it overcharged the General Services Administration for software licenses.

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Watchdog: DHS social media screening lacks objectives

Two DHS components launched social media screening pilots in the wake of the San Bernardino shooting. The agency's internal watchdog wants to see improved coordination and measurable goals.

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How budget sequestration affected contracting

Defense agency contract obligations for IT and telecom services dipped over the last five years under the Budget Control Act, even as civilian side obligations held steady.