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FEATURES

SCADA on thin ice
Industrial control systems pose little-noticed security threat

Expose those prying eyes
Steps and tools that can help you uncover spyware



NEWS

Critics question biosurveillance system plan
Health officials say federal plan has overly optimistic deadlines, inadequate funding

Security clearance pause puts agencies, contractors at risk

IG tells FAA to rethink telecom program

Intercepts



COMMENT

Editorial: Friday night magic
The idea of serving the free steak dinners to soldiers started small but became major events

Welles: Powering up your points

Hurford: Failing at FISMA

Molaski: The need for measures



MANAGEMENT

Telling stories is at the heart of KM
Knowledge captured in digital systems must still be taught, experts say



TECHNOLOGY

Soldiers find alternatives to DOD’s Internet cafés
Self-run ISPs keep troops in Iraq connected to loved ones back home

SANS updates vulnerability list

Florida police make data-sharing progress

Meet the new enterprise network

The Pipeline



BUSINESS

Customs agents are seizing record amounts of pirated IT hardware
But counterfeit technology is finding its way into government agencies

White Hat dons Red Hat



POLICY

Vets battle for more contract wins
New GWAC could bring more business to some vet-owned companies

Property of the U.S. government

Davis demands more attention to GSA



FlipSide

Name that building


The Fed 100

Save the date for 28th annual Federal 100 Awards Gala.

Featured

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    How Einstein changes the way government does business

    The Department of Commerce is revising its confidentiality agreement for statistical data survey respondents to reflect the fact that the Department of Homeland Security could see some of that data if it is captured by the Einstein system.

  • Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. Army photo by Monica King. Jan. 26, 2017.

    Mattis mulls consolidation in IT, cyber

    In a Feb. 17 memo, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told senior leadership to establish teams to look for duplication across the armed services in business operations, including in IT and cybersecurity.

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    DHS vague on rules for election aid, say states

    State election officials had more questions than answers after a Department of Homeland Security presentation on the designation of election systems as critical U.S. infrastructure.

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    How the hiring freeze targets millennials

    The government desperately needs younger talent to replace an aging workforce, and experts say that a freeze on hiring doesn't help.

  • Shutterstock image: healthcare digital interface.

    VA moves ahead with homegrown scheduling IT

    The Department of Veterans Affairs will test an internally developed scheduling module at primary care sites nationwide to see if it's ready to service the entire agency.

  • Shutterstock images (honglouwawa & 0beron): Bitcoin image overlay replaced with a dollar sign on a hardware circuit.

    MGT Act poised for a comeback

    After missing in the last Congress, drafters of a bill to encourage cloud adoption are looking for a new plan.

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