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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.

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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?

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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.

The Fed 100

Nominations for the 2016 Federal 100 Awards are now being accepted. 

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