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Department of Veterans Affairs (Photo: bakdc / Shutterstock)

Trump picks Gfrerer to head VA IT

A career Marine Corps officer and cybersecurity specialist, James Gfrerer most recently worked for Ernst & Young.

new Marine CIO Lorna Mahlock from 2016/USMC photo

USMC names new CIO

Brig. Gen. Lorna Mahlock takes over as CIO at the U.S. Marine Corps.

Dave Powner may 8 2018 census hearing at ogr

Powner to exit GAO

After 16 years working at the Government Accountability Office, IT oversight expert Dave Powner is taking his talents to MITRE.

Eisenhower Executive Office Building (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

Grant Schneider named federal CISO

A year and a half into the Trump administration, Schneider can remove the “acting” label from his job title.

U.S. Census headquarters in Suitland MD

Senior fed is Trump's pick to lead Census Bureau

Steven Dillingham, director of the Office of Strategic Information, Research, and Planning at the Peace Corps, was nominated to lead the Census Bureau through 2021.

Government Innovation Awards - https://governmentinnovationawards.com

Last chance to nominate a Rising Star

The deadline for submissions is midnight ET on July 18.

First Lts. Timothy Hennessy, left, and James Gusman during the Cyber Direct Commissioning Ceremony May 9, 2018, at Fort Benning, Georgia.

Army Cyber Command brings on first direct-commissioned officers

The first successful recruits of a pilot program to commission cyber talent are getting ready to serve.

GSA Headquarters (Photo by Rena Schild/Shutterstock)

GSA's veteran CISO retires

The long-time chief of the General Services Administration's IT security program retired at the end of June to move halfway around the world.

William Bryan pick to head DHS S&T

Bryan nominated to lead DHS S&T Directorate

The White House wants to make the current temporary head of DHS' science and technology directorate its official leader.

Government Innovation Awards - https://governmentinnovationawards.com

Deadline extended for Rising Star nominations

You now have until July 18 to help us identify the early-career innovators and change agents in government IT.

GSA Headquarters (Photo by Rena Schild/Shutterstock)

18F gets a new boss

The General Service Administration's digital shop has a new executive director, Angela Colter.

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Lankford dishes on the future of the federal workforce

Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) spoke with FCW about his workforce priorities as well as the White House's reorganization plan.

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