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'The most unpopular person in the Pentagon'

DCMO nominee Peter Levine makes his case to be the one to go into "other people's rice bowls and tell them they're not doing it right."

NIH's big IT contract, FEMA's weather alert app, hacker-on-hacker attacks and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Agencies take first scary steps under FITARA

Federal CIO Tony Scott says the new law could mean some CIOs will be out of work.

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Kendall welcomes House acquisition reform bill, with caveats

The Pentagon's top acquisition official says provisions concerning the service chiefs and acquisition experience for personnel need improvement.

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Information-sharing bill on tap in House Homeland panel

House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul’s bill offers liability protections for firms to share cyber-threat information with the government.

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Burr stumps for cyber bill

The North Carolina senator made CISA the focus of the Republican Party's weekly radio address.

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Library of Congress rudderless on IT, says GAO

To help fix the lack of strategic direction, GAO suggested the world's biggest library hire a permanent CIO.

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Citizen broadband, DHS duplication and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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A FedRAMP OK for Huddle, a server relocation dispute and national lab leadership changes

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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DARPA director warns against 'corrosion' of sequestration

The fiscal 2016 budget request for DARPA is about $3 billion, but Arati Prabhakar says research would suffer if automatic cuts resume.

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FBI wants 'legislative fix' on device encryption

The director of the FBI wants Congress to dispense with unbreakable encryption on smartphones.

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Gerry Connolly: FITARA's force multiplier

For two decades, Eagle award winner Rep. Gerry Connolly has focused on IT, agency employees and the companies that partner with government.

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In this issue: Tony Scott's busy year ahead, Rising Star profiles and more.

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