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DHS targets FEMA frausters, DOD finalizes supply chain rule, will ODNI share 702 data?

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Tony Scott drops the new federal cyber strategy

The federal CIO announced the Cybersecurity Strategy and Implementation Plan on Oct. 30, alongside updated FISMA guidance, all aimed at improving Uncle Sam's cybersecurity posture in months and years to come.

FEC seeks to demystify campaign finance data with betaFEC

The Federal Election Commission launched betaFEC, an interactive website aimed at making campaign finance information easier to understand.

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White House touts new open government goals for 2016

The White House unveiled the latest version of its open government plan, promising more user-friendliness, preemptive disclosure of government information, enhanced online services for Freedom of Information Act requests and more.

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Federal spectrum reallocation included in budget deal

A proposed two-year budget plan would use projected funds from federal spectrum auctions as a way to offset long-term spending.

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Can agencies make the most of FITARA?

At the Executive Leadership Conference, FITARA authors and implementers discussed what it will take to truly put the law into effect.

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Survey shows support, with reservations, for shared services

More organizations are planning to make the leap to shared financial services, but they're not necessarily excited about it -- or confident that they'll see many benefits.

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Funding IT projects in an era of constrained budgets

With money tight, experts say CIOs need to be creative and collaborative to find funding for new IT projects.

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NGA releases commercial strategy, OASIS chief heads to White House and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Is the revised A-130 already obsolete?

A new top-level federal IT policy document, years in the making, is out for review. But did it neglect to incorporate lessons learned from big changes in IT management?

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Obama vetos NDAA, new governance for shared services and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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OMB rolls out proposed A-130 changes

The Office of Management and Budget's A-130, a 15-year-old computer security guidelines document for federal agencies, is getting a refresh in light of new law and policy.

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In this issue: Tony Scott's busy year ahead, Rising Star profiles and more.

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