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IRS email probe awaits new software

IG finds "potential criminal activity," but the investigation is on hold pending settlement of a dispute with a vendor over software licensing rights.

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Preparations for shutdown proceed apace

While Congress debates the next step in DHS funding, the department is preparing for the worst.

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Trinity returns, DCS debuts, senators back IGs and DOD metrics

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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DOD may need congressional help on data centers

Acting Defense Department CIO Halvorsen told a House Armed Services subcommittee that consolidating DOD data centers could require legislation.

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Congress not getting the whole IT picture from IRS

GAO said implementation of its recommendations is "critical" to Congress getting good information from the IRS.

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'What's the problem we're trying to fix?'

NTIA still faces headwinds in Congress about Internet domain control.

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SEC pushback, faulty tax forms and hackers at State

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

More effective oversight. Maybe.

FITARA gives Congress new tools for getting answers, and key legislators remain focused. But will it actually work?

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Legislation and the future of federal cybersecurity

New laws promise to strengthen agencies' efforts to block network intruders, share information and build a topnotch cybersecurity workforce.

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DHS shutdown could affect the C in CDM

Assistant Secretary Andy Ozment said the appropriations stalemate threatens crucial cybersecurity functions.

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Info sharing, Carter's confirmation and Facebook cyber

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Can the Senate make sense of the Internet of Things?

Lawmakers and experts discuss how to ensure IoT security without getting in the way of innovation.

The Fed 100

Nominations for the 2016 Federal 100 Awards are now being accepted. 

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