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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.

Tom Carper

Carper wants assurances on election cyber

The ranking member of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee wants to make sure that the federal officials are doing their utmost to prevent voting hacks.

What feds must do to get a handle on water data

Water resources are being stretched thin in drought-riddled parts of the U.S., but the government doesn't have the data it needs to monitor consumption and plan for the future.

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Understanding how FITARA grades are calculated

The Government Accountability Office plays a big role in determining whether agencies are successfully implementing FITARA.

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