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A cloud reality check

FCW recently gathered a group of cloud specialists, CTOs and other agency leaders to discuss the cloud conversations they're having and the steps they believe will help agencies find a real and lasting return on investment in the cloud.

Chris Krebs NPPD undersecretary (then acting) testifies FEBRUARY 7, 2018 HSGAC DHS reauthorization hearing

Senate approves Krebs to lead NPPD

After running the operation for almost a year, the temporary head of the National Protection and Programs Directorate is set to be sworn in as the group's official director.

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Karen Evans to head Energy's new cyber shop

Longtime federal IT executive Karen Evans is returning to government to head the Department of Energy's new office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response.

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Army's Bailey, Congress' Aguilar and Wicker honored for cyber efforts

Phyllis Bailey, the CIO for the Army's Information Assurance Training, Education, and Awareness Division, received CompTIA's 2018 Excellence in Cybersecurity Award for driving DOD's information security certification requirements.

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Will term limits transform government's digital service groups?

Now at the four-year mark, Obama-era digital teams have spanned solidly across two administrations. But with the earliest hires hitting the end of their terms, what do their legacies and futures look like?

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Nominations now open for the 2018 Rising Stars

Help us identify the early-career innovators and change agents in government IT.

Rick Perry Energy SECY Austin Tx 6/4/18 via livestream

Energy advances cyber role

The Energy Department is looking to blunt attacks and close gaps in critical infrastructure.

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Trump names interim VA chief

Robert Wilkie is stepping aside from his role as acting secretary of Veterans Affairs while the Senate considers his nomination.

Acting VA Secretary Robert Wilkie

Vacancies Act rules won't hold up Wilkie nomination

The leaders of the Senate committee who will hold the confirmation hearing for Robert Wilkie to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs said they didn't expect the nominee's status as acting head of department to be a problem.

Acting VA Secretary Robert Wilkie

Trump picks Wilkie to lead VA

Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie is being tapped for the top job at the agency.

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Hill Dems want VA's acting CIO out

A group of lawmakers, led by the senior members of the House and Senate committees that oversee the Department of Veterans Affairs, are worried about the agency's new acting CIO and the slow pace of senior tech hires.

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FEMA CIO Adrian Gardner reassigned

Gardner, who took over FEMA's IT office in 2013, accepted a new position as the Executive Director of Recovery Communications Technology in the Caribbean Area Division.

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