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Who won what in EIS

The General Services Administration posted detailed data on how the $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract might be divvied up.

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Accelerating IT modernization

It's not the money, it's the outcome that matters most when it comes to MGT.

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NIST retools security and privacy controls for IoT era

NIST expands its security and privacy governance strategies to address the new ecosystem of connected devices.

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Time to start planning for a government shutdown

Neither the looming debt limit nor the lack of appropriations is likely to shutter agencies this fall, but the risk is too great to be ignored.

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Trump targets China for IP policies

A new presidential memorandum tasks the U.S. Trade Representative with addressing China’s policy of compelling foreign companies to divulge trade secrets in exchange for access to the Chinese markets.

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IT firms part of $16M false claims settlement

A Virginia IT products and services company agreed to settle with the government over allegations of false claims and fraud in federal small business contracts.

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DOT watchdog finds flaws in IT working capital spend

An oversight report criticizes the Transportation Department's administration of an IT working capital fund.

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Can the U.S. stop malware and buy it at the same time?

The U.S. government walks a fine line of prosecuting alleged hackers and buying malware and other software vulnerabilities.

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CYBERCOM to hold first-ever industry day

U.S. Cyber Command is looking to flex its new increased acquisition authority by sitting down with vendors in late October.

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What DOD's reorg means for tech and acquisition

The Section 901 report promises changes for DIUx, DARPA and the Pentagon's entire acquisition apparatus.

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SSA expands customer-service systems

The Social Security Administration is building out a new electronic records system, a major initiative of its long-term plan to modernize and improve customer service.

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VA expands telehealth access

At a White House event, VA Secretary David Shulkin announced the coming nationwide release of an app designed to connect veterans and doctors.