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Government Innovation Awards - https://governmentinnovationawards.com

Last chance to nominate a Rising Star

The deadline for submissions is midnight ET on July 18.

First Lts. Timothy Hennessy, left, and James Gusman during the Cyber Direct Commissioning Ceremony May 9, 2018, at Fort Benning, Georgia.

Army Cyber Command brings on first direct-commissioned officers

The first successful recruits of a pilot program to commission cyber talent are getting ready to serve.

GSA Headquarters (Photo by Rena Schild/Shutterstock)

GSA's veteran CISO retires

The long-time chief of the General Services Administration's IT security program retired at the end of June to move halfway around the world.

William Bryan pick to head DHS S&T

Bryan nominated to lead DHS S&T Directorate

The White House wants to make the current temporary head of DHS' science and technology directorate its official leader.

Government Innovation Awards - https://governmentinnovationawards.com

Deadline extended for Rising Star nominations

You now have until July 18 to help us identify the early-career innovators and change agents in government IT.

GSA Headquarters (Photo by Rena Schild/Shutterstock)

18F gets a new boss

The General Service Administration's digital shop has a new executive director, Angela Colter.

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Lankford dishes on the future of the federal workforce

Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) spoke with FCW about his workforce priorities as well as the White House's reorganization plan.

cloud migration (deepadesigns/Shutterstock.com)

A cloud reality check

FCW recently gathered a group of cloud specialists, CTOs and other agency leaders to discuss the cloud conversations they're having and the steps they believe will help agencies find a real and lasting return on investment in the cloud.

Chris Krebs NPPD undersecretary (then acting) testifies FEBRUARY 7, 2018 HSGAC DHS reauthorization hearing

Senate approves Krebs to lead NPPD

After running the operation for almost a year, the temporary head of the National Protection and Programs Directorate is set to be sworn in as the group's official director.

Royalty-free stock photo ID: 641963182 By 4kclips Department of Energy in Washington - WASHINGTON DC / COLUMBIA - APRIL 7, 2017

Karen Evans to head Energy's new cyber shop

Longtime federal IT executive Karen Evans is returning to government to head the Department of Energy's new office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response.

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Army's Bailey, Congress' Aguilar and Wicker honored for cyber efforts

Phyllis Bailey, the CIO for the Army's Information Assurance Training, Education, and Awareness Division, received CompTIA's 2018 Excellence in Cybersecurity Award for driving DOD's information security certification requirements.

2015 group shot of 18Fers from an agency blog post

Will term limits transform government's digital service groups?

Now at the four-year mark, Obama-era digital teams have spanned solidly across two administrations. But with the earliest hires hitting the end of their terms, what do their legacies and futures look like?

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