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DHS Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas speaks May 3, 2016 at George Washington University

Mayorkas plans exit from DHS

Department of Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, a leading advocate of cybersecurity information sharing between industry and government, will retire at the end of October.

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Trump announces plans for Cyber Review Team

In a speech to a veterans group, the Republican presidential nominee offered an outline for his cybersecurity policy.

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Modest gains for most agencies in job satisfaction

OPM released agency-by-agency results from the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, and most agencies improved.

USAF Gen. John Hyten

Senate confirms new head of Strategic Command

The Senate has confirmed Air Force Gen. John Hyten as the new commander of U.S. Strategic Command, which oversees Cyber Command.

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Exit interview with Anne Rung

The government's departing top acquisition official said she leaves behind a solid foundation on which to build more effective and efficient federal IT.

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FCW @ 30

Since 1987, FCW has covered it all -- the major contracts, the disruptive technologies, the picayune scandals and the many, many people who make federal IT function. Here's a look back at six of the most significant stories.

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Slight uptick in feds' morale, survey says

The latest Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey shows only marginal gains in job satisfaction among feds.

Senior Executive Association head Bill Valdez

SEA names new president

The Senior Executive Association tapped seasoned former federal executive to lead the organization.

David Bray

'We need safe spaces to do things differently'

FCC CIO David Bray discusses change agents, government's existential question and the aspirations for this year's Executive Leadership Conference

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Everybody wants digital government, but doubts remain about ROI

A new survey shows that agencies want to be more innovative in the digital space, but struggle to show a clear return on investment.

Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco

DOD launches new tech hub in Austin

The DOD is opening a new Defense Innovation Unit Experimental office in Austin, Texas, while Congress debates legislation that could defund DIUx.

CIA Director John Brennan speaking at CSIS Sept. 9 2016

Brennan: Government 'cannot just hope' private sector will protect digital domain

CIA Director John Brennan warned of the need to improve government defense of the digital domain before a catastrophic event.