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Watchdogs concerned as census dress rehearsal approaches

With eight months remaining before the Census Bureau begins its final end-to-end testing, watchdogs are concerned about large-scale changes in methodology, untested IT systems and the decision to cancel several earlier tests.

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CIOs uncertain about the Trump administration

Agency-level CIOs tell legislators that real progress is being made, but uncertainty looms regarding Trump administration IT priorities -- and in some cases, about their own futures.

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End of administration rush, then quiet in federal IT contracting

A leading trade group forecasts a spike in federal IT contracting activity followed by a lull as the Obama administration transitions to the Trump presidency.

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Connolly: Choppy waters ahead for civilian agency IT

FedRAMP, 18F and the federal workforce as a whole face uncertain futures in the next administration, according to Rep. Gerry Connolly.

Warner: No red or blue cybersecurity teams

One of the Senate's most tech-savvy members sees some common ground on cybersecurity in the post-election environment.

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Congress appears headed toward short-term funding

The Trump election victory changes the calculation on duration of the next government funding package.

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White House tweaks incident reporting in FISMA memo

Agencies get an updated definition of a cyber incident in a recent Federal Information Security Modernization Act memo.

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In tumultuous election, familiar faces on Capitol Hill remain

Alongside a presidential race that defied pundits' predictions, a few key players in the federal IT and oversight world won new terms in Congress.

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Bills at the ready to achieve Trump's workforce goals

On the campaign trail, Donald Trump promised to institute a federal hiring freeze and reduce the workforce through attrition. Here's how it might happen.

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What it takes to review 650,000 emails

Although Donald Trump argued it wasn't possible to review 650,000 emails in eight days, cyber forensics experts said it's quite common.

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Trade group presses Congress on IT bill

Facing a short post-election congressional calendar, backers of an IT modernization bill are pushing for swift action.

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DHS still waiting on NPPD reorg

It's Critical Infrastructure Month, but DHS cybersecurity officials are wondering about the status of the agency's plan to integrate its cybersecurity division with its infrastructure protection duties.

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