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Congress not getting the whole IT picture from IRS

GAO said implementation of its recommendations is "critical" to Congress getting good information from the IRS.

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'What's the problem we're trying to fix?'

NTIA still faces headwinds in Congress about Internet domain control.

Shared financial management

SEC pushback, faulty tax forms and hackers at State

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

More effective oversight. Maybe.

FITARA gives Congress new tools for getting answers, and key legislators remain focused. But will it actually work?

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Legislation and the future of federal cybersecurity

New laws promise to strengthen agencies' efforts to block network intruders, share information and build a topnotch cybersecurity workforce.

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DHS shutdown could affect the C in CDM

Assistant Secretary Andy Ozment said the appropriations stalemate threatens crucial cybersecurity functions.

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Info sharing, Carter's confirmation and Facebook cyber

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Can the Senate make sense of the Internet of Things?

Lawmakers and experts discuss how to ensure IoT security without getting in the way of innovation.

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How Congress can make cyber reforms real

Congressional oversight is essential to ensuring compliance with cybersecurity legislation. Here are three ways lawmakers can improve that oversight.

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Anthem cyberattack renews calls for info sharing

House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul said Congress needs "to take aggressive action."

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Ash Carter in the dock, FAA on the moon and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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FOIA redux, population data and encryption middle ground

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

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