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Lawmakers want automated tax-compliance check

Top-ranking members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee are asking about the status of an automated system to check on the tax debt of security clearance applicants.

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How HPCs crunch rivers of water data

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has come up with a way to use its supercomputing power to speed the sprawling data analysis associated with extremely complex public works.

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Report: DOD must embrace open-source software

In a new report, the Center for a New American Security makes the case that DOD is failing to capitalize on the power of open-source software.

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NPPD still hopeful on infrastructure protection

After a year, DHS remains optimistic that a proposed reorganization to link cyber and physical security operations will move forward.

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GWACs ride the tide of popularity

Big governmentwide contracts are seeing increased buying compared to last year.

18F offers specs on gov-wide login

In a public notice, the innovation group 18F offered a glimpse into the data a planned governmentwide login site would collect.

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Marine cyber chief: Do not fear RMF

Ray Letteer, chief of the Marine Corps' Cybersecurity Division, advocates faster adoption of the government's Risk Management Framework.

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ONC releases draft interoperability standards

The government's new vision for electronic health record interoperability is more interactive and transparent than previous iterations.

President Barack Obama receives the Presidential Daily Briefing from Robert Cardillo, Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Intelligence Integration, in the Oval Office, Jan. 31, 2012. Part of the briefing was done using a tablet computer. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

POTUS social media to reset with new administration

President Obama's Facebook, Twitter and Instagram posts will follow the exiting leader out of the Oval Office, leaving a blank slate for his successor.

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Air Force moving to Windows 10 within two years

The Air Force announced it is accelerating its Windows 10 upgrade, with an eye to finishing within two years.

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Report: NASA makes a strong statement in contract dispute

In an unusual move, NASA has let an IT system authority to operate lapse as a means of calling attention to a problematic contract.

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GSA set to approve first fast-tracked CSPs

The first graduates of FedRAMP's fast-track approval process will be emerging in the next few weeks.

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