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Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.)

Senator: Industry needs to educate Congress on cyber

Sen. Mark Warner, one of the most tech-savvy members of Congress, said industry should help him and his colleagues better understand technology so they can design smarter cyber policy.

FTC chair Terrell McSweeny

Why regulators need to grok new tech

FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny said regulators need to understand technology before they seek to regulate it.

Federal CIO Tony Scott  (Photo: Robert Severi for FCW)

Legacy fund already having impact

U.S. CIO Tony Scott said a proposed IT modernization fund, still before Congress, is changing the way agencies think about upgrading legacy technology.

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus

Mabus: Navy overly reliant on networked systems

The Secretary of the Navy says that the service is too dependent on networks and is taking steps to relearn analog communications methods.

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah.)

Sen. Hatch dives into the FAR

A key Senate committee wants to hear from vendors about how well agencies are following IT procurement rules.

Beth Killoran, HHS CIO

HHS hones in on IT priorities

In the waning days of the administration, HHS continues to focus on four key goals.

DHS Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas speaks May 3, 2016 at George Washington University

Mayorkas plans exit from DHS

Department of Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, a leading advocate of cybersecurity information sharing between industry and government, will retire at the end of October.

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Trump announces plans for Cyber Review Team

In a speech to a veterans group, the Republican presidential nominee offered an outline for his cybersecurity policy.

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Modest gains for most agencies in job satisfaction

OPM released agency-by-agency results from the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, and most agencies improved.

USAF Gen. John Hyten

Senate confirms new head of Strategic Command

The Senate has confirmed Air Force Gen. John Hyten as the new commander of U.S. Strategic Command, which oversees Cyber Command.

Anne Rung -- Commerce Department Photo

Exit interview with Anne Rung

The government's departing top acquisition official said she leaves behind a solid foundation on which to build more effective and efficient federal IT.

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FCW @ 30

Since 1987, FCW has covered it all -- the major contracts, the disruptive technologies, the picayune scandals and the many, many people who make federal IT function. Here's a look back at six of the most significant stories.

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