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    VA's new health record could yield savings – in 10 years

    As the Department of Veterans Affairs embarks on a decade-long, $16 billion journey to replace its homegrown electronic health records system with a commercial platform, there's some hope that there will be savings on the post-implementation side. 06/27/2018

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    Senate panel votes to revive State cyber office

    Lawmakers are closing in on an effort to reverse a Trump administration move to sideline a cyber diplomacy function at State. 06/26/2018

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    Can government do e-commerce?

    Congress mandated that the government give federal buyers an Amazon.com-style shopping experience, but it's not as easy as it looks. 06/26/2018

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    DOD consolidates cloud under CIO

    The Pentagon announced new CIO Dana Deasy was taking control over all of the department's cloud initiatives, but it's not clear what that means for the warfighting cloud acquisition program JEDI. 06/26/2018

  • Audit finds another cyber headache for IRS

    Two years after the Get Transcript breach, officials at the tax agency are still getting dinged for insufficient protection of sensitive taxpayer data. 06/25/2018

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    Regulators grapple with supply chain security

    The government wants to crack down on cybersecurity threats and counterfeits in the global tech supply chain without harming U.S. companies. 06/22/2018

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    DISA takes the lead in continuous monitoring clearance tech

    The Defense Information Systems Agency is spearheading a continuous monitoring solution that it hopes will virtually eliminate the reinvestigation process for security clearance holders and reduce the backlog of more than 700,000 cases. 06/22/2018

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    Small biz programs for contractors could be consolidated in reorg

    A White House proposal would harmonize multiple federal programs for small business funding and contracting certification at the Small Business Administration. 06/21/2018

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    Reorg includes clearance overhaul

    The plan would strip the Office of Personnel Management of its authority over background investigations and make the Pentagon the central hub for security clearance authority in the federal government. 06/21/2018

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    GSA closes in on e-commerce portal plan

    In an industry day for its planned e-commerce portal, GSA officials addressed vendor concerns and pressed for more ideas on how to develop the effort. 06/21/2018

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    White House proposes wide-ranging government reorg

    A White House plan to reorganize and consolidate agencies across government includes changes to federal employee services and customer experience. 06/21/2018

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    House, Senate bills split on Census funding

    House and Senate appropriators differ by $1 billion in their bills to fund the Census Bureau in fiscal year 2019. 06/20/2018

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    Data gap in immigration systems could keep families separated

    If the just-suspended border separation policy is ever resumed, officials may have to confront the fact that disparate immigration systems are not equipped to handle the reunification of separated families. 06/20/2018

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    Senate bill looks to secure the IT supply chain

    A new bipartisan bill looks to build capacity inside the federal government to evaluate supply chain risks with an eye to making sure the government buys secure tech. 06/19/2018

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    Senate moves to maintain ZTE sanctions

    Congress and the White House could be headed toward a showdown over a provision in the Senate defense bill designed to undo a move by President Trump easing sanctions on the Chinese telecom giant ZTE. 06/19/2018

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