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State IG: Clinton violated records policy

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton didn't comply with State Department policies implemented under the Federal Records Act, according to a report from the State Department inspector general.

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NPPD gets funding bump in Senate bill

DHS cybersecurity directorate funding edges north of $1.8 billion, as federal cyber risks gain traction as a policy priority.

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CBP working on border tech acquisition processes

The agency is making strides in developing and deploying border technologies but still has some weaknesses.

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Hayden: Russian cyber sophistication derives from criminal groups

Deterring Russia is harder than deterring China from hitting the U.S. in cyberspace, says retired Gen. Michael Hayden, former CIA and NSA director.

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TSA and Social Security race to Windows 10

They've hit a few snags, but the two agencies are nevertheless hoping to complete an upgrade to end all Windows upgrades within the month.

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CIO Scott pushes $3.1B IT fund as Congress probes legacy tech

Agencies have spent almost $23 billion on legacy IT over the past three years, according to reports to Congress. Is a revolving fund the answer?

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Kaine: Congress is nearsighted on privacy

Congress has "fundamentally surrendered" the public's expectations of privacy in their legislative approach to cybersecurity, according to a prominent U.S. senator.

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Senators still have questions about IANA transition

Senators heard from experts who want to tap the brakes on the pending transition of a key piece of global Internet architecture from U.S. control to a global multistakeholder organization.

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Navy official sounds alarm on cyber workforce shortage

There is a debilitating "revolving door" in which the Navy trains IT professionals who then go on to lucrative jobs in the private sector, according to Navy Deputy CIO Janice Haith.

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House, Senate defense bills differ on cyber

How the two chambers' bills get reconciled could have key implications for U.S. cyber policies.

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State IG: Broadcasters need tighter controls over user accounts

The Broadcasting Board of Governors isn't retiring inactive employee accounts quickly enough, according to an agency watchdog.

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What can the government do about big data fairness?

Big data analytics are used in making determinations for credit, employment, and even criminal sentencing. Should the government make sure they are used fairly?

Who are the Rising Stars?

Nominations for the 2016 Rising Star awards are now being accepted.

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