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Republicans offer hands-off approach to cybersecurity

Senate Republicans' cybersecurity bill puts the onus on industry, diverges from earlier bipartisan bill.

Survey: Cost savings key driver for government cloud adoption

Although the public sector is lagging behind the private industry in cloud adoption, new research shows that almost half of governments globally are planning a cloud migration.

Workforce is the key to tight security on a tight budget

A discussion at the RSA conference identified the elements of successful security.

John Monroe

Cybersecurity and partisan politics: Let's not go there

Cybersecurity is too important an issue to become a victim of partisan bickering.

Gerry Connolly: Don't cut technology investments

Federal spending on technology research should continue despite the economy, congressman urges.

VanRoekel lists priorities for 2012

The federal CIO sounded a familiar refrain at an AFCEA breakfast.

Air Force planning makes major shift in cyber era

The push for cyber superiority is reshaping the Air Force's approaches to planning, spending and training, says the Air Force CIO.

VA performance dashboard failed to protect personal data, OIG says

The Veterans Affairs Department set up a performance dashboard populated with sensitive data and failed to adequately protect it from unauthorized access, according to a new report.

DOD seeks help incorporating tech trends into strategy

DOD is looking to industry, other agencies to insert cutting-edge technology into long-standing doctrine.

GSA gives FedRAMP structure as launch date draws near

The FedRAMP Concept of Operations document puts meat on the program's bones.

Researchers turn to nature to fight cyberattacks

A university research team is seeking a natural remedy for one of the most pressing national security concerns.

Cybersecurity bill displeases Republicans

Sen. Joe Lieberman and his bipartisan co-sponsors say it's not SOPA or PIPA and doesn’t have a kill-switch provision, but Republicans committee leaders say it still overreaches.

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