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Rob Joyce NSA/WH

White House links innovation and cybersecurity

As the White House finalizes its cyber executive order, there are growing questions over how much the NSC will be driving cybersecurity and how much will be led by Jared Kushner's new innovation office.

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Former Microsoft chief launches government data site

Steve Ballmer's $10 million government data site offers scope and scale, but transparency advocates warn that it's not a management tool.

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DHS Secretary cryptic on cyber

In his first public speech as Secretary of Homeland Security, John Kelly said government networks are constantly being bombarded, but he offered few details on any new cyber policies or initiatives.

Mark Green, source Tenn. State Senate website

Trump announces new pick for Army secretary

More than two months after his first candidate withdrew from consideration, President Trump has nominated a former Army physician for the post.

Gregory Touhill

Think like a hacker, says former CISO

Greg Touhill contends that clarity, hacker brains and services consolidation are keys to more secure federal networks and data.

Lesley Field

Lesley Field: 'Take whatever priorities come our way and make them work'

The deputy administrator of the OFPP discusses the importance of continuity and career employees’ critical role.

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The 2017 Federal 100

The women and men who make up this year's Fed 100 are proof positive of what one person can make possibile in federal IT. Read on to learn more about each and every winner's accomplishments.

David Moskovitz (Photo: Zaid Hamid)

David Moskovitz: Collaborator-in-chief

Accenture Federal Services' chief executive believes his teams must “earn the right to innovate with our client.”

David Powner (Photo: AP)

Dave Powner: Oversight that's on your side

GAO's director of IT management issues is a tough critic, but one who's top concern is finding ways to fix the problems.

Michael Daniel. (Image credit: Sean Lyngaas)

Former cyber czar looks to change info sharing

As the U.S. government continues to wrestle with policies and programs to share intelligence about cybersecurity threats with the private sector, a small non-profit is trying to change paradigms around information sharing.

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Can Jared fix federal IT?

Seasoned government managers are hopeful about an innovation effort backed by the president, but they see pitfalls and the possibility of duplication.

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Former FBI IT contractor pleads guilty in corruption case

A former database administrator who worked in the FBI’s IT division pleaded guilty to lying about financial transactions during a fraud investigation.

The Fed 100

Read the profiles of all this year's winners.

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