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GSA hopes Salesforce BPA leads to other targeted efforts

The new governmentwide Salesforce deal paves the way for other software platform acquisition efforts.

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Bill coming to establish encryption commission

Lawmakers plan legislation to create an encryption commission to make recommendations on how companies and law enforcement can work together.

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CIOs struggle to quantify success

Watchdogs often put a price tag on failed IT projects, but what about successes? CIOs say it's tough to communicate the value of an IT project gone right.

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GAO urges agency collaboration to keep federal buildings safe

A 2015 GAO audit of the Federal Protective Services and the General Services Administration finds both agencies should collaborate more in matters of building security.

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Think tank to school Hill staffers on cyber

A new nonpartisan Congressional Cybersecurity Lab at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars aims to teach congressional staffers about cybersecurity.

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A breach is coming -- is your agency ready?

The key to successfully navigating a security breach is to develop a three-pronged, comprehensive incident response process ahead of time.

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What's missing in the new NSA report?

The NSA released a required report on surveillance transparency, but many questions remain unanswered about how the spy agency is querying vast troves of telephonic metadata.

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How to take control of federal performance management

Six steps human capital officers can take to improve performance at agencies.

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Three more agencies hiring for cyber leader jobs

NASA, USDA's inspector general and VA are seeking to fill senior IT positions, adding to the growing list of IT job openings in government.

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What CIOs really want from contractors

A willingness to play a small part in bigger projects is the way to win over future-thinking government IT executives.

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McCaul adviser sees digital security commission launching soon

Legislation to establish a commission on encryption and other security issues "is going to happen," said Col. Andrea Thompson, a national security adviser to the House Homeland Security Committee.

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FedRAMP high is coming soon

The federal government's cloud authorizing program is getting set to approve services for high-impact applications and data.