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Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.)

Oversight Dems renew bid for Trump lease info

The ranking member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has tapped colleagues to assist his efforts to obtain unredacted info on the Trump Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Fed 100 logo

Announcing the 2017 Fed 100

Congratulations to all the women and men being honored for their exceptional contributions to federal IT.

Shutterstock imag (by Benjamin Haas): cyber coded team.

DOD can still hire cyber civilians

The Department of Defense has determined that cybersecurity and cyberspace positions are exempt from President Trump’s freeze on the hiring of civilian workers.

VA shakes up infosec ranks

Veterans Affairs Acting CIO, Rob Thomas, announced a realignment of senior IT security executives.

David Shulkin USH VA

Shulkin pledges no 'learning curve' as VA secretary

The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee conducted a bipartisan hearing to elevate current VA Undersecretary for Health to lead the agency, while elsewhere in the legislative chamber, panels were at odds over other Trump cabinet picks.

John Kelly, DHS Secretary

DHS explores the details of 'extreme vetting'

Social media could play a large role in the Department of Homeland Security's development of new, stricter methods of vetting immigrants from terror trouble spots, according to the new DHS chief.

Elaine Duke DHS

DHS, ICE get new top managers

The White House has tapped a long-time DHS management/acquisition executive as second in command at the agency, as well as a veteran enforcer at ICE.

CIA Director Mike Pompeo; Rep. Will Hurd R-Texas

Pompeo confirmed as CIA head, Hurd to HPSCI

The Senate voted largely along party lines to confirm Rep. Mike Pompeo as head of the CIA. Rep. Will Hurd, a former CIA agent and cyber expert will replace Pompeo on the House Intelligence Committee.

Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.)

More macroeconomics than management at Mulvaney hearings

Two Senate panels grilled President Trump's nominee to lead the Office of Management and Budget, but the focus was on high-level spending issues rather than the nitty-gritty of governance.

Tony Scott  (Photo: VMware)

State of federal IT report charts needs in cyber, workforce

A weighty report from the CIO Council takes a sweeping view of the challenges facing the federal IT community.

Pete Kim, USAF CISO

Legacy systems, hygiene top Air Force 2017 cyber list

The Air Force will prioritize making legacy and mission systems cyber secure and instilling a culture of cyber security in the workforce in 2017, says CISO Pete Kim.

Rob Klopp, shown here in an appearance on WJLA

Klopp stays on board as SSA CIO for now

The Trump administration has asked SSA CIO Rob Klopp to remain in his role to provide continuity as his agency continues modernization projects and agile adoption.

The Fed 100

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

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