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GDPR and the compliance conundrum

The General Data Protection Regulation's effects already are being felt far beyond the European Union.

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The future of federal IT leadership

It’s time to confront, not ignore, the changing expectations for CIOs.

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IT modernization: Four ways to pay the tab

The Modernizing Government Technology Act can help bridge the budget gaps, but agencies need other funding sources to fully address decades of “technical debt.”

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The ABCs of PPPs for digital infrastructure

Public-private partnerships are a powerful tool for tackling large, multiyear modernization challenges.

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In defense of DMARC

Clearing up some common misunderstandings about email authentication.

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Time for more robust IOT oversight

Infosec and privacy concerns are going unaddressed in the internet of things ecosystem, and some government agency has to take the lead.

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Bridging the data divide between IT ops and security

When two critical components of an enterprise don’t talk to each other, the enterprise can collapse.

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Make way for the MGT Act

Three ways federal IT program managers can proactively adapt to change.

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10 tips for agencies looking to address cyber threats

Here's how federal IT teams can better prioritize cyber threats, shift their approach to spending and improve cyber defense.

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Why CDM vendors need more flexibility

Prime contractors on the government's Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program need the ability to respond with agility to changing threats.

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Rethinking TIC: 3 pitfalls to avoid

For government to take full advantage of the cloud, the Trusted Internet Connection program should be reimagined entirely.

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A hollow administration?

Hundreds of top agency positions remain unfilled in the Trump administration, but maybe some should stay that way.

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