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Lawmaker sounds alarm on supply chain risk

Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-Wis.) wants the Defense Department to shore up cyber vulnerabilities in the defense supply chain and says the newly formed Cyberspace Solarium Commission could help.

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How a mature FedRAMP sets the stage for more ambitious cloud projects

Cloud adoption is being driven by broader pressure on agencies and maturation of the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program.

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Supply chain concerns make GSA rethink refurbished IT

GSA is thinking about taking the rebuilt IT equipment special item number off Schedule 70 as part of a larger overhaul.

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IC looks to stand up a new enterprise IT program office

The intelligence community wants to stand up a new program executive office to help develop new IT capabilities.

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GSA extends price data pilot

The Transactional Data Reporting project will run for an additional year.

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Can EIS stay on schedule?

With a fall deadline looming, so far just three awards have been made against the $50 billion governmentwide Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions telecom modernization contract.

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Navy elevates CIO role

The Navy is establishing a new special assistant to the secretary for information management/CIO to enforce cybersecurity standards, have a say in IT acquisition and develop data and digital strategies.

Windows 7 woes crash into 2020 election cycle

Financial, technical and bureaucratic hurdles are making it more difficult for states to patch their election-related software and move on from an expiring Windows operating system.

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How DOD will survive its next audit

The Defense Department's chief financial experts explained how the second audit will leverage the benefits of the first.

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HHS updates on blockchain application

The Department of Health and Human Services will test its blockchain-based acquisition system in the coming months, as it works on other ideas to harness the electronic ledger technology.

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The stubborn persistence of government data centers

DHS, DOJ, State Department officials agree that hybrid infrastructure is the answer for the foreseeable future.

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DOD watchdog announces JEDI review

The Pentagon's internal watchdog announced in its first public statement on the matter that it was reviewing the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure program – a massive, single-award cloud computing buy with a ceiling value of $10 billion that is set to be awarded in the coming weeks.

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