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    5 predictions for federal IT in 2017

    As the Trump team takes control, here's what the tech community can expect. 01/20/2017

  • Innovation
    Obama and Biden at the Trump inaugural

    Obama codifies PIF program on last morning in office

    President Obama signed a bill making the Presidential Innovation Fellows program a permanent fixture of government, during his last hours in office. 01/20/2017

  • Oversight
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    DHS tackles backlog of unauthorized IT systems

    A report by the agency's inspector general says DHS has made progress in cybersecurity training, dual-factor authentication and certifying systems, but more 50 of its unclassified systems still lack authorities to operate. 01/20/2017

  • Defense
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    The Army has been hacked -- and is happy about it

    The first “Hack the Army” bug bounty challenge wrapped up in December, and the results are in with 179 participants finding 118 actionable bugs in public-facing Army websites. 01/20/2017

  • Workforce
    Rep. Gerald Connolly

    Connolly warns on workforce changes

    The ranking member of the House Oversight Committee's Government Operations panel warns that Congress will look to legislate changes to the federal workforce. 01/20/2017

  • Transition
    President Donald J. Trump delivers his inaugural address

    How will Trump lead on tech?

    The businessman turned reality star turned U.S. president clearly has mastered Twitter, but what will his administration mean for broader technology issues? 01/20/2017

  • Oversight
    GAO Seal

    GAO reports billions in savings linked to oversight efforts

    In its end of the year summary, the Government Accountability Office reported billions of dollars in federal savings and progress in addressing its management challenges. 01/19/2017

  • Cybersecurity

    Administration finalizes cyber response plan

    The Obama administration has approved a long-awaited and debated update to the National Cyber Incident Response Plan that outlines roles and responsibilities in response to a significant cyber incident in the U.S. 01/19/2017

  • Cybersecurity
    Gregory Touhill

    Touhill steps down as CISO

    The federal government's first CISO has stepped down, and it's not clear if the position will survive. 01/19/2017

  • Kshemendra Paul

    Paul steps aside as PM-ISE

    The longtime architect of terrorism-related information sharing efforts will be returning to career SES status and staying in government. 01/19/2017

  • Identity Management

    Login.gov moving ahead

    The bid to establish a single login for accessing government services is moving again on the last full day of the Obama presidency. 01/19/2017

  • Transition
    Wilbur Ross testifies Senate confirmation Jan 18

    Trump's pick for Commerce talks tech

    Wilbur Ross, the Department of Commerce secretary-designate, discussed IT-intensive components of Commerce -- including cybersecurity, spectrum allocation, broadband accessibility and Census operations -- at his Senate confirmation hearing. 01/18/2017

  • National Security
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    Obama wraps up security clearance reforms

    In a last-minute executive order, President Obama institutes structural reforms to the security clearance process designed to create a more unified system across government agencies. 01/18/2017

  • Cybersecurity

    House panel probes DHS scans of state election tech

    Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz wants the Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general to look more deeply into reports of unauthorized scans of Georgia's network firewall. 01/18/2017

  • Defense
    Wikimedia image: Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter holds a press conference with local media at the U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, on March 18, 2013.

    Secretary Carter says future is bright for DOD

    In his farewell remarks to Department of Defense personnel, Secretary Ash Carter said that the DOD is better and stronger than when he first set foot in the Pentagon 35 years ago. 01/18/2017

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