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Lawmakers target disappearing records

Two bills before the House Oversight committee deal with the problem of electronic records being altered or lost.

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5 technology priorities for President Trump

The Obama administration improved government technology, but the Trump team must push it further forward.

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Shared service gets some blame for HUD's financial woes

The department's struggles with shared services contributed to restatement of financial data, according to HUD's inspector general.

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House panel wants answers from the Army on hiring freeze exemptions

The Pentagon said it was going to exempt childcare for military families from the civilian hiring freeze, but Republican leaders on a key House committee want answers from the Army on implementation.

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DOD vague on AT&L split

The Department of Defense met its to update Congress on progress towards splitting the office of Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, but provided few details on what the split will look like.

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IT modernization is just the beginning

A former agency CIO sketches the key challenges for his successors.

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McCain continues push for cyber policy

Arizona senator says the U.S. still lacks a clear policy for deterring and defending against cyberattacks and vows to pressure the Trump administration to develop a comprehensive cyber strategy.

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NIST gets new cyber powers under House bill

A House panel approved legislation that would add new cybersecurity auditing and reporting duties to the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the White House science office.

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Feds worry about Trump's budget plans

The new administration’s hiring freeze and plans to cut civilian agencies’ budgets worry federal employees, and have caught the attention of their unions.

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Why the private sector is key to cybersecurity

There is only so much the military can do to protect the country in cyberspace, expert witnesses at a House hearing said, so Congress should invest more is supporting the private sector.

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Will deep budget cuts alter federal buying strategies?

Federal agency officials are optimistic that efforts to optimize spending across government will continue, but some experts say deep agency cuts could short circuit some IT spending.

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New bill would give VA expanded authority to fire employees

The chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee is looking to give leaders at VA new authority to fire employees across the organization.