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GSA tries to raise the profile of EIS

The General Services Administration added new info on how agencies can tap into its next generation telecommunications contract -- and tied the vehicle more closely to IT modernization.

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The biggest challenges for true modernization in 2018

The drive for IT transformation is reaching far beyond technology into every aspect of agency operations.

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OMB wants feedback on new ICAM policies

A draft memorandum to strengthen governmentwide identity, credential and access management calls for modernization and more adoption of shared ICAM services.

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EIS testing is picking up speed

Eight of 10 contractors for GSA’s next-generation telecommunications contract report progress on required back-office systems tests.

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How will the CLOUD Act work?

The U.S. recently updated how it handles federal law enforcement data requests for foreign info stored by U.S. companies, but the full impact remains unclear.

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Many White House domains lack required email security

Many White House email domains are not compliant with a governmentwide cybersecurity directive, according to tests.

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White House: Trump won't intervene in DOD cloud deal

Despite his repeated public venting of anger at Amazon, President Trump won't play a part in the Pentagon's move to award a cloud contract, a spokesperson said.

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The IRS wants to talk business

The tax agency's procurement leaders want a more open dialogue with industry, but acknowledge that message doesn’t always make its way down the chain of command.

The Department of Cyber?

As some nations unify their cybersecurity operations, there are calls for a similar effort to create a single agency for civilian cyber authorities in the U.S.

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Lawmakers worry about a second Heartbleed

Two lawmakers are looking for more information from the executive director of the Linux Foundation about the challenges surrounding the security of open-source software.

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Looking outside the Beltway for future tech talent

Leidos CEO Roger Krone is looking outside the Washington metro area for engineering and software hires.

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CBP deputy seeks 1,000-mile border wall system

Technology remains a part of the border security balance, but "walls work and agents know it," CBP's Ronald Vitiello said.

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