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Wikimedia image (public domain): United States Senator John McCain.

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.

Rep. Darrell Issa

FITARA architect wants to run the House, new tech at FCC and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee

Closing cybersecurity's race gap

Government leaders speak frankly about how mentorship for young minority talent could help bridge the nation's cybersecurity skills gap.

Boehner's tech legacy (seriously)

The outgoing speaker helped push forward data and transparency measures that have opened up the House of Representatives to the American people.

Cybersecurity research

Name change, new org chart feature in NPPD reorg

A key DHS component plans to combine protection of cyber and physical infrastructure.

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NDAA would change cyber acquisition, Gross tapped for CIO post at FDIC and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Can feds share America's 'invisible infrastructure'?

Lawmakers are mulling bills that would encourage agencies to hand spectrum over to the data-hungry private sector.

Suzanne Spaulding,  Under Secretary for the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) at the Department of Homeland Security.

Congress vets DHS cyber reorg plans

Lawmakers on Oct. 7 scrutinized the Department of Homeland Security’s inchoate plan to reorganize its cyber bureau, an exercise they said was overdue.

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Fraud-fighting analytics, email security and border IT

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Senators look to promote health data sharing with new bill

A new bill takes aim at interoperability, usability and security for electronic health records.

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