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Court starts clearing out protests against Alliant 2 Small Business

The battle over the General Services Administration's $15 billion Alliant 2 Small Business contract for IT products and services continues to be tied up in court, but so far GSA is on a winning streak.

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How strong networks support IT modernization

CIOs should consider infrastructure improvements to make sure agencies get the most out of IT modernization.

Tech sleuthing helped FBI probe at federal observatory

The National Solar Observatory's IT staff and wifi network were instrumental in tracking down an alleged child pornographer, according to FBI documents.

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Botnet bandits drop dimes on cybercrimes

New court filings reveal how the operators of the infamous Mirai botnet are helping the FBI combat cybercrime.

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Air Force rolls out PEO Digital

The service is rebranding and changing its acquisition structure to reflect new statutory authorities and its agile approach to development.

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What federal job automation looks like

As the Trump administration aims to drive efficiency and accuracy and eliminate "low-value work," agencies are starting to think about what aspects of their operations lend themselves to automation.

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Barriers to effective insider threat monitoring

IT security and HR shops must align their policies and activities to tackle the threat of data exfiltration.

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GAO: $15.6 billion census cost estimate not reliable

The Census Bureau bumped its lifecycle cost estimate for the 2020 count up to $15.6 billion last year -- more than $3 billion more than initially projected. But the GAO is, again, taking issue with the reliability of the estimate.

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Debate heats up around $10B cloud deal as protests expand

Concerns around the Defense Department’s management of services for the pending Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure bubble up as award protests mount.

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Army Futures Command to set up DIU-like innovation lab

Army Futures Command hopes to streamline the acquisition process with its own innovation arm and a new CTO.

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U.S. Cyber Command looks to grow its acquisition capacity

U.S. Cyber Command's contracting office is in its "infancy" with a handful of staff and is looking to expand while showing Congress it knows what it's doing.

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How to win funds and modernize technology

As TMF funding hangs in the balance, the modernization board advises applicants not to bury the lede.

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