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  • What feds must do to get a handle on water data

    Water resources are being stretched thin in drought-riddled parts of the U.S., but the government doesn't have the data it needs to monitor consumption and plan for the future. 07/28/2016

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    Dispelling the myth of 'perfect' security

    A new approach called micro-segmentation is easy to deploy, requires fewer security resources and could be the key to streamlining risk management. 07/27/2016

  • VA and VistA: Can they be fixed?

    VA's homegrown electronic health record system is at an inflection point -- one that encapsulates the state of the agency's entire technology operation. 07/27/2016

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    Cyber worker shortage hurting operations

    Although the U.S. is in the top tier for educating new cybersecurity workers, the small talent pool is still a significant challenge for industry and government, according to a new survey. 07/27/2016

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    OMB issues A-130 update

    The long-awaited update to Circular A-130 addresses a range of cybersecurity issues, including insider threats and feds' use of personal email accounts at work. 07/27/2016

  • OMB's new one-stop shop for digital services

    A new site, developed by OMB and USDS, gives feds a one-stop shop for information and best practices for digital services acquisition. 07/26/2016

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    DOD unveils Boston innovation hub

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter cut the ribbon on an east coast version of the Pentagon's Silicon Valley innovation unit. 07/26/2016

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    DHS official: Cloud fuels progress

    CTO Michael Hermus says the cloud "represents endless opportunity" for DHS and other federal agencies because it shifts the focus from infrastructure to mission-oriented services. 07/26/2016

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    White House policy defines cyber roles

    A new presidential policy directive clarifies the responsibilities of federal law enforcement, security and intelligence agencies in responding to significant cyber incidents. 07/26/2016

  • The push for enterprise risk management

    Savvy agency leaders are already integrating holistic ERM into decision-making processes as they wait for new guidance from OMB. 07/26/2016

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    At CHESS, Army gets flexible on contracting

    The contracting regime run by the Army's Computer Hardware, Enterprise Software and Solutions is moving into a new phase with big implications for federal IT acquisition. 07/26/2016

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    Interior seeks to 'geofence' wildfires

    The Interior Department has unveiled a prototype app to keep private drones from interfering with aerial firefighting efforts. 07/25/2016

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    GSA needs to keep a sharper eye on reseller prices

    GSA's inspector general says the agency must do a better job of ensuring the government receives competitive pricing from resellers, which often charge different prices on different contracts. 07/25/2016

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    IG slams FBI's 'subjective' approach to cyberthreats

    In a new report, the Justice Department's inspector general says the FBI’s yearly process for prioritizing cyberthreats might not accurately identify the most pressing threats. 07/25/2016

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    Afghan IT sector growing, with federal investment

    The information and communications technology sector in warn-torn Afghanistan is growing with U.S. help, but tracing agencies' exact investments is not easy. 07/25/2016

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