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




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

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Defense Systems
Unified DOD messaging system closer

Government Computer News
Latest browser threat: Clickjacking

Washington Technology
DHS IG to investigate award fees in 2009


Editorial: MAS panel on right track

Welles: Fiscal year follies

Kelman: How to sustain reforms


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


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


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


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


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    The 2018 Federal 100

    This year's Fed 100 winners show just how much committed and talented individuals can accomplish in federal IT. Read their profiles to learn more!

  • Census
    How tech can save money for 2020 census

    Trump campaign taps census question as a fund-raising tool

    A fundraising email for the Trump-Pence reelection campaign is trying to get supporters behind a controversial change to the census -- asking respondents whether or not they are U.S. citizens.

  • Cloud
    DOD cloud

    DOD's latest cloud moves leave plenty of questions

    Speculation is still swirling about the implications of the draft solicitation for JEDI -- and about why a separate agreement for cloud-migration services was scaled back so dramatically.

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