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DHS' Mosley headed to FDIC

Sara Mosley, the chief enterprise architect for the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, will be leaving her post in mid-August.

Thomas Giammo

Federal IT pioneer Giammo dies at 79

Three-time Fed 100 winner led major transformation efforts at the Social Security Administration, NOAA and USPTO.

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Collins-Smee leaving GSA

One of the primary architects of GSA’s Centers of Excellence program will return to the private sector at the end of August.

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DOE names Diachin to exascale project

The Department of Energy tapped a supercomputing veteran to help run its nascent Exascale Computing Program.

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Trump announces nominee to head OSTP

Kelvin Droegemeier, an extreme-weather expert, is the president's pick for the long-vacant Office of Science and Technology Policy director's post.

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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.

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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.

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