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Feds lead industry in DMARC adoption

A new report finds that the federal government is far and away the leading adopter of tools designed to snuff out email and website spoofing compared to other sectors and industries.

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Survey: Feds fear a second shutdown

More than half of respondents to a FCW survey said their agencies are recovering quickly from the shutdown, but even more worry about another lapse in appropriations.

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How brokers can help buy tomorrow’s technology today

Federal program managers are awash in data, but lack information. Experts and innovators in the acquisition community can help bridge the gap.

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IG says VA is falling short on data center optimization

The Department of Veterans Affairs is failing to meet key data center optimization requirements under the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act, a new government audit finds.

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What's next for procurement after the shutdown?

Acquisition agencies are prepared for, but not necessarily expecting, a surge in post-shutdown buying.

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Connolly: Federal IT won't get lost in House Oversight

While the House Committee on Oversight and Reform plans hard hitting probes of the Trump administration, the panel isn't abandoning tech and federal IT priorities.

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OPM warns that back pay could be wonky

The Office of Personnel Management is directing agencies to pay employees impacted by the partial shutdown as soon as possible, but warns that the initial payroll could require some corrections after the fact.

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Judge in JEDI case limits documents, witnesses

Oracle's push to crack open Amazon's bid to run the DOD's $10 billion cloud program and hear from former Amazon employees was rejected by a judge.

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Shutdown ends with three-week stopgap deal

President Trump announced a deal with Congress to fund the government while negotiations for border security priorities take place.

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A better way to manage modernizing funds

Implementing modern procurement technology and best practices is an investment, not an expense, which will deliver returns over time.

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Small biz left holding the bag on pre-shutdown work

Without the cash reserves and diverse portfolios of major contractors, small businesses with contracts at shuttered agencies are facing big problems.

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Patriot Act updates lurk for Congress

The upcoming expiration of a handful of key provisions in the Patriot Act at the end of the year could set up another battle in Congress over the size and scope of U.S. surveillance authorities.

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