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GSA releases e-commerce solictiation

The e-commerce effort dubbed "Amazon for government" is getting closer to becoming reality with a draft solicitation released by the General Services Administration.

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JEDI and C2E: Is it worth comparing the DOD and ODNI cloud plans?

The intelligence community's top IT official said that DOD is "where we were five years ago" when the CIA opted to pursue a single vendor, single cloud solution.

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Three states responsible for half of all paperless e-voting machines in 2018, survey finds

Policymakers and experts know that paperless DRE voting machines are confined to a small number of states, but new survey results demonstrate just how concentrated the problem is.

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Federal CIO issues new data center strategy

Suzette Kent told a House panel that the new policy "focuses on enabling aggressive closure and ensuring efficient operations."

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Senate turns up a decade of federal cybersecurity failure

Some of the biggest civilian agencies have failed to act on internal cybersecurity audits dating back multiple years, a Senate report found.

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OMB finalizes "Cloud Smart"

Smarter buying, better hiring and multilayered security practices are at the heart of the federal government's updated cloud vision.

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Chinese drone maker tries to quell talk of data siphoning

DJI's U.S. operation tells lawmakers its technology is secure and is approved for use by state, local and federal agencies.

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DIA dives into analytics

The Defense Intelligence Agency hopes to start building Machine-Assisted Analytic Rapid-Repository System in fiscal 2020 to help re-engineer its data environment.

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DHS contracting not bound to 'best in class'

The procurement chief at the Department of Homeland Security said that the agency was more focused on serving its components than on shared services.

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Latest filings in JEDI lawsuit offer an inside look into the cloud program

Amazon Web Services and the Justice Department push back on Oracle's claims of conflict of interest in a pair of court filings this week.

(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Elize McKelvey) A contractor supporting the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit uses a digital interoperability system aboard an MV-22B Osprey during Certification Exercise (CERTEX) off the coast of San Diego, April 19, 2015.

Marines look to hit key JRSS milestone by year's end

The Marines Corps expects to complete the first implementation of the Joint Regional Security Stacks in Quantico, Va.. by the end of 2019.

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TSA looks to automate and upgrade security tech

Transportation Security Administration officials want to make good on old priorities to improve technology at airport security checkpoints.

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