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Senate panel mulls update to email access rules

Congress is revisiting a 29-year old law that has been swamped by changes in technology.

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GOP bird dogging OPM's IT upgrade

House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz is focusing his scrutiny on a giant modernization project which, according to OPM's inspector general, lacks funding and good management.

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IRS hacks, college data, IoT warnings and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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The unpleasant outlook for FY16 funding

Congress is back, but will it matter? Just look at the obstacles looming over agency budgets.

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Intel chiefs say cyber norms, deterrence strategy still elusive

DNI James Clapper told lawmakers that absent a clear U.S. cyber deterrence policy, hacks of the magnitude of the OPM intrusion will continue.

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Planning for cyber war in South Dakota

At a Senate field hearing, the message was that tomorrow's talent needs nurturing -- and more scholarship cash -- if America is going to reverse its shortage of cybersecurity professionals.

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Outage slams copyright registration system at Library of Congress

The crash apparently happened Aug. 29, and there is no "estimated time for service resumption."

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Email privacy bill could move in the fall

Prospects are brighter for quick Senate committee action on an email privacy measure than for floor consideration of a broader information-sharing bill.

Latest NIST security guide, open CRS, GSA spins up portal offerings and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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The new RFI: Request for innovation

The natural tendency of RFPs and RFIs to protect outdated architectures must be overcome if FITARA is to succeed.

Jason Chaffetz

Chaffetz wants answers from US-CERT, OPM on hack

A top watchdog in Congress isn't done with his probes into the theft of personal data on feds.

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A season for cyber

A big cybersecurity bill awaits the Senate in September, and several other information-security measures are in the pipeline.

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