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Closing a security gap
Agencies should know how many employees at managed-security service providers carry certifications




       





         




THE WEEK


Buzz of the Week: McCain and cost-plus contracting




Policy News


Intell CIO to make standards the standard

DOD expands NCES program


Acquisition News


GSA adds schedules oversight office

Bill would tighten task-order rules governmentwide


Management News

Border project gets new manager


From the pages of …
Defense Systems
Unified DOD messaging system closer

Government Computer News
Latest browser threat: Clickjacking

Washington Technology
DHS IG to investigate award fees in 2009



FCW FORUM


Editorial: MAS panel on right track

Welles: Fiscal year follies

Kelman: How to sustain reforms






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Writing the CXO playbook
Seasoned federal executives offer lessons to bridge the experience gap for the next administration’s team of senior leaders



TECHNOLOGY

New bailout plans for archivists
Updated DOD records standard gets governmentwide nod as possible solution to a growing problem




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Competition eludes easy fixes
Competition for federal contracts has become a political hot button but still defies a quick solution




POLICY

Feds take counterterrorism local
New systems now undergoing trial runs could help resolve longstanding policy debates





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