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New bill looks to NIST, FTC for cyber hygiene

A senior House Democrat proposes that federal agencies offer cyber best practices for use by government, private firms, and individuals.

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Senate EHR legislation looms

A Senate panel sized up the state of electronic health records with an eye on rules that would shape digitized records nationwide.

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Congress avoids a government shutdown ... for now

House and Senate both approve a measure to maintain funding at fiscal 2015 levels through Dec. 11.

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Time for U.S. to gut 'malware kingpins'

Experts say the military needs to think in revolutionary terms about cyber warfare and adopt preemptive tactics -- but not act unilaterally.

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Senate panel skeptical about U.S.-China cyber accord

Intel and defense chiefs defend the administration's cyber deal with China, but key lawmakers are skeptical.

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Shutdown guide, CTO study, US/UK cyber ties and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Will Hurd

Hurd on the Hill

Freshman Rep. Will Hurd builds a profile as Capitol Hill's go-to IT expert.

Rep. Darrell Issa

Can the next president be transparent if s/he tries?

It doesn't matter who the next president is, those pushing transparency and IT innovation in government will still be frustrated, says one of the Data Act's champions.

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Washington's role in hack-proofing cars: A light touch?

The threat of Internet-enabled car hacking looms large in the American psyche. But should agencies rush to put out rules, or can industry find its own way to secure vehicles?

09/15 FCW Magazine Feature.

CIOs: 'A strategic partner, not a coder-in-chief'

Agency heads, acquisition officers and even CIOs don't need to be hard-core techies. FCW's four-part look at the expertise that's really required to make federal IT run.

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Streamlined-hiring bill, overarching cyber defense and local IT budgets

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Guaranteeing back pay, sequester survey, another hackathon and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

FCW in Print

Check out the digital edition of FCW magazine -- the federal IT community's premier publication.

In this issue: Profiles of every Fed 100 winner, the government and industry Eagle Award winners and more.

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