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How to flip the cyberthreat paradigm

By thinking like an adversary, federal agencies can find and fix organizational weaknesses before the bad guys can exploit them.

What the federal CISO needs to get the job done

Newly appointed federal CISO Brig. Gen. Gregory Touhill needs the right tools and enforcement authorities to secure and defend government networks.

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Next steps after attribution: Deterring further Russian interference

A cybersecurity expert argues that the U.S. should enlist other countries in its response to Russia’s interference in the 2016 elections.

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The IT ambitions of USDA

Fiscal 2017 IT budget plans detail how the Agriculture Department aims to be a powerhouse in network and financial services.

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Think FedRAMP is a bottleneck? Think again.

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program deserves praise, not criticism, and here are four reasons why.

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The new cloud paradigm: Managed services as a service

To achieve the true savings of cloud computing, agencies need to get a handle on the cost of managed services.

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There’s still hope for IT modernization funding

There is more than one way to pay for modernization efforts at federal agencies.

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The cloud's role in the new digital economy

Secure cloud technologies are essential to helping government agencies adapt to a rapidly evolving digital economy

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How the government IT shop is changing

CIOs are transitioning from a tactical, infrastructure focus to a more agile, application-centric mindset.

Pushing agencies to embrace programmability

Four programmability challenges for federal IT -- and how to tackle each of them.

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How big companies drive innovation in government IT

Rather than being hampered by their size, large IT contractors are uniquely positioned to support the government's efforts to innovate.

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How mobile solutions can drive citizen engagement for government

With well thought-out design, useful analytics, and a truly custom experience for end users, citizen experience can be improved dramatically.

The Fed 100

Save the date for 28th annual Federal 100 Awards Gala.

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