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GSA preps for new modernization fund

GSA has to wait for Technology Modernization Fund appropriation, but the agency is preparing to be ready to go, said a top official.

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SEC moves to quash insider trading on cyber breach news

The Securities and Exchange Commission released new guidance on how publicly traded companies should handle data breach disclosures.

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OMB wants acquisition innovation

Administration officials say agencies need to streamline acquisition for the sake of their financial health.

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FBI mulls move to the cloud

The bureau wants industry input on moving its infrastructure to the cloud as a $30 billion IT services contract is set to expire.

How vulnerable are contractors when it comes to data breaches?

A survey of more than 1,200 public sector contractors found that healthcare, defense and IT contractors lead vendors in reported incidents since 2016.

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DOD to clarify its cloud plans with industry day

As industry speculation continues to swirl, the Pentagon's cloud steering group will discuss its Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud acquisition.

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GSA to take over IT Dashboard, preps for MGT

The General Services Administration is planning to set up operations to oversee MGT Act implementation, take over the IT Dashboard and expand shared services.

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DHS developing supply chain security initiative

The Department of Homeland Security is turning its focus on supply chain cybersecurity inwards with a new initiative aimed at ensuring security in procurement practices.

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Experts fear Trump budget shortchanges Census

As the Census Bureau looks down the home stretch toward the 2020 population count, experts say the proposed $3.8 billion FY 2019 budget isn't enough.

ATF ballistics database would get budget bump

An underused national ballistics database would get a shot in the arm under the administration's FY19 budget proposal.

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Trump budget stresses modernization, cyber

The administration rolls out a $210 million IT modernization fund and puts cybersecurity front and center in its $4.4 trillion budget request.

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VA wants new budget line for commercial health record

The Trump administration plans to establish a $1.2 billion account for modernizing electronic health record management at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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