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Senate tees up vote on cyber bill

The Senate moved closer to passing an controversial information-sharing cybersecurity bill with an Oct. 22 procedural vote.

It's time for legislators to work together for cybersecurity

The chairman and ranking member of the IT Subcommittee of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee urge colleagues to pass information sharing legislation that preserves privacy, and to push government to abandon obsolete, risky technology.

President Obama in the Oval Office (White House Photo)

Obama vetos NDAA, new governance for shared services and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Jeh Johnson

DHS chief defends China cyber accord

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told lawmakers it was too soon to tell whether a recent cyber accord with Beijing was altering Chinese behavior in cyberspace.

Kathy Conrad of GSA

Conrad joins Accenture, feds fine-tune stingray policies and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Better Census testing, CDM training and car-data privacy concerns

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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What Congress can do to maintain trans-Atlantic data flow

Lawmakers may need to pursue comprehensive surveillance reform to keep the EU participating in the data flow pacts that have become crucial to the economy.

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NASA's daily dose of Earth, sorta-secret GAO reports and an IG's public plea

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Alison Hickey.

VA's Hickey resigns, OMB seeks cyber specialist and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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McCain blasts Air Force acquisition of GPS

Arizona Republican John McCain blasted an Air Force program to acquire a next generation operating control system that is central to the service’s GPS modernization plans.

GSA art collection: Flamingo by Alexander Calder.

GSA puts its art collection online, Category management goes big and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Webb: Cyber warfare biggest daily threat to U.S.

Although cybersecurity did not figure prominently in the first Democratic debate, long-shot candidate Jim Webb did single out cyber warfare as an acute threat to national security.

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