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Lawmaker grouses about cybersecurity delays at IRS

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, wants the tax agency to pick up the pace on Einstein implementation.

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What a December CR means for federal workers

Capitol Hill leaders plan to seek a temporary funding measure to keep the government open through Dec. 9, a move that will have consequences for the federal workforce.

Dr. Toby Cosgrove testifies before the House Veterans Affairs Committee

Commission on Care, lawmakers want commercial EHR for VA

The leaders of the Commission on Care are recommending that the Department of Veterans Affairs abandon its homegrown VistA software for a commercial product.

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Old adversaries, new threats, say intel overseers

Congressional leaders say the U.S. continues to face threats from the same old adversaries, but those threats are changing and so must America's intelligence structures.

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Chaffetz wants CyTech to get paid for OPM work

The cyber vendor on the ground when the OPM hack was first discovered has a powerful legislator backing his claims that the government owes him money.

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Chaffetz details where OPM went wrong, warns about future

The House oversight committee's Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) delivered an indictment of OPM's security and the protracted federal procurement process.

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House Democrats question Trump-Russia connections

Senior House Democrats want the FBI to probe Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's ties to "Russian interests" in connection with recent hacks.

Federal CIO Tony Scott

Scott ties two legacy IT efforts together

ITMF, Move IT legacy system renewal efforts aren’t mutually exclusive, said federal CIO.

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Lawmakers call on major airlines to fix IT issues

A pair of senators asked U.S. airline companies for details on problems with their IT systems.

Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.)

Cardin: Cybersecurity still top priority, needs more attention

The ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said cybersecurity remains one of the top priorities for his state and that bad actors are constantly trying to harm U.S. national security.

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Hacks targeting Democrats put a spotlight on cyber in Congress

Congress is trying to get its house in order when it comes to cybersecurity, after non-public info on lawmakers was leaked.

Will Hurd

Is Will Hurd in trouble?

Will Hurd enjoys a high profile on IT issues as a freshman congressman, but he needs to win a tough election if he wants to keep rising on Capitol Hill.

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