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After an 11-month vacancy, Census names a CIO

The Census Bureau has picked Patent Office veteran Kevin Smith to keep its tech shop running.

Brian Burns

VA's CISO moves on

Brian Burns will be leaving the Department of Veterans Affairs on June 10 for a different federal agency.

LaVerne Council, CIO, Dept. of Veterans Affairs

LaVerne Council drills in on her to-do list

The VA CIO sat down with FCW to discuss her agency’s reform efforts, new initiatives and relationship with Congress.

General Frost

Army readies new cyber directorate

Brig. Gen. Patricia Frost, former deputy director of Army Cyber Command, will lead the new directorate. The Army hopes to ramp up the directorate quickly, reaching full operational capability this summer.

Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.)

Kaine: Congress is nearsighted on privacy

Congress has "fundamentally surrendered" the public's expectations of privacy in their legislative approach to cybersecurity, according to a prominent U.S. senator.

Raj Shah

Raj Shah to take the helm at DIUX 2.0

Raj Shah, an entrepreneur and formerly senior director of strategy at Palo Alto Networks, is replacing George Duchak as the leader of the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental.

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Donald Trump needs a transition leader

The billionaire might be the presumptive GOP nominee, but those managing presidential transition prep say he doesn't yet have a dedicated transition team leader or office space.

Rising Star 2013

Help us find the Rising Stars

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 Rising Star Awards.

What agencies are asking about FedRAMP

FCW talked with FedRAMP evangelist Ashley Mahan about her role in helping agencies adopt cloud technology.

Matthew Goodrich

What really goes on inside the FedRAMP office

One tiny team is at the center of the federal government’s push for cloud computing — and all the loud, complicated competing interests that go along with it.

Greg Ambrose

Former VA and State official Greg Ambrose dies

In 11 years of federal service, Ambrose brought a technical eye, and a sincere passion, to some of government’s thorniest IT challenges.

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Techies make the 'Sammies' finals

Serving citizens – and those around the world – is what drives feds to apply technology to their work.

FCW in Print

In the latest issue: Looking back on three decades of big stories in federal IT.

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