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Justice Dept. seeks new authorities to fight cybercrime

Agency argues legislation is needed to effectively prosecute new kinds of online fraud and abuse.

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Fixing FISMA, blaming … someone, and another lawsuit

Lawmakers wrestled with the regulatory shortcomings that helped allow the OPM breach to happen as they continued the search for someone to blame. Employee unions, on the other hand, know whom they're blaming.

FBI Director James Comey, testifying March 25 before a House Appropriations subcommittee.

Comey renews encryption plea on Capitol Hill

The FBI director's arguments for law enforcement access to encrypted communications met a friendlier reception in the Senate than in the House.

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Can Uncle Sam promote self-driving vehicles?

Industry leaders are bullish on the future of robotic transportation, but when it comes to regulation, they seek "balance" from the feds.

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A FOIA app, Chamber targets cyber, shelling out for Shell and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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HHS mirrors Google, bank regulators' IT shortcomings and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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e-QIP fallout and more phishing schemes

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Rep. Gerald Connolly

Unlike Clinger and Cohen, Connolly says he's here to stay

The authors of the last big federal IT reform law left Congress soon after enactment. Virginia Democrat Gerry Connolly says "we're going to continue to watch over" FITARA implementation.

Mark Randall Meadows, U.S. Representative for North Carolina

A chairman returns and Skype in space

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Einstein the only winner from another flaying of OPM on the Hill

A key lawmaker said he is readying fresh legislation to accelerate the cyber detection program.

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OPM contractors in the crosshairs

House Oversight and Government Reform targeted OPM officials and contractors alike for their roles in the massive hack.

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More fed security woes, more DHS bills and a wait-and-see approach to EAGLE II

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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