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White House accelerates cyber hiring

The federal government is looking to add 3,500 more cyber and IT workers by January 2017.

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IG: FDIC ill-equipped to identify major cyber incidents

A pair of inspector general reports paints a gloomy picture of IT security at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

GSA kicks off search for innovation chief

The search is on for a commissioner for the recently established Technology Transformation Service at the General Services Administration.

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Watchdogs want to root out burrowing feds

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is looking into political appointees who slide into career jobs.

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Congressman wants answers on State's security culture

The FBI closed its case against Hillary Clinton, but many on Capitol Hill still have questions.

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Congress mulls changes to 'inherently governmental' activities

Lawmakers are considering opening up previously limited federal functions to commercial competition.

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DOE backs away from new business system mandates

The Energy Department withdrew plans for a rule that would set up definitions for contractors to adhere to or face financial penalty.

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Uber, but for feds

Recently introduced legislation would open the world of modern transportation apps to federal reimbursement.

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USPS flooded with false malware positives

The U.S. Postal Service's cyber incident system is overwhelmingly identifying normal activity as malicious, according to a new inspector general report.

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White House would veto email blocking bill

The House passed a bill that would give agencies authority to block employee access to webmail, but the White House is pledging a veto.

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Court: Feds can't hide outside emails from FOIA

Emails that contain government records don't gain immunity from FOIA just because they reside on an non-governmental system, an appeals court decided July 5.

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No charges in Clinton email case

In unusual public statement, FBI Director Comey slams Hillary Clinton's e-mail practices and lax security culture at State Department, while declining to recommend charges.