• Comment

    3 steps for putting the DHS cybersecurity strategy to work

    Some attacks against the corporate world can have national security consequences, further validating the need for public-private partnerships. 07/30/2018

  • People
    Department of Veterans Affairs (Photo: bakdc / Shutterstock)

    Trump picks Gfrerer to head VA IT

    A career Marine Corps officer and cybersecurity specialist, James Gfrerer most recently worked for Ernst & Young. 07/29/2018

  • Cybersecurity
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    Economic cyber espionage will only get worse, ODNI report says

    A new report says companies in the IT, defense, energy, biotechnology, environmental protection and manufacturing sectors have the most to fear from nation-state groups looking to conduct economic cyber espionage. 07/27/2018

  • Acquisition
    GSA Headquarters (Photo by Rena Schild/Shutterstock)

    FAS on the move

    Despite challenges, Federal Acquisition Service leaders remain confident in their big telecom contract, ecommerce portal plans and transactional data initiative. 07/27/2018

  • Congress
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    Defense bill requires cyber warfare doctrine

    The Cyberspace Solarium Commission, mandated in the 2019 defense bill, will evaluate current national cyber policies and determine strategies on enforcing cyber norms and what attacks deserve a response. 07/27/2018

  • People
    new Marine CIO Lorna Mahlock from 2016/USMC photo

    USMC names new CIO

    Brig. Gen. Lorna Mahlock takes over as CIO at the U.S. Marine Corps. 07/27/2018

  • Congress
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    New bill bakes FedRAMP into law

    Virginia Democrat Gerry Connolly is pushing a bill to set clear lines of responsibility and compliance for the cloud authorization process. 07/27/2018

  • Cybersecurity
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    Watchdog: Government cyber defenses lag as attacks evolve

    Legacy IT systems continue to limit the overall effectiveness of other cybersecurity solutions, federal CIO Suzette Kent said at a July 25 House hearing. 07/26/2018

  • Oversight
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    Proposed OPM-GSA merger includes IT consolidation

    As part of a proposed shift of most of OPM's function to GSA, officials plan a sharp consolidation of HR systems and the digitization of paper-based health and retirement records. 07/26/2018

  • Cloud
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    Pentagon's $10 billion JEDI cloud buy hits the street

    Defense Department CIO Dana Deasy says welcome to Cloud City but some in industry say this deal's getting worse all the time. 07/26/2018

  • Workforce
    Feds rally outside a Washington, D.C. courthouse where a union lawsuit is being tried. Photo credit: Chase Gunter

    Federal unions push back against 'chaos'

    In court, at agencies and at rallies, federal employee unions are battling what they're calling an unprecedented assault on the workforce. 07/26/2018

  • IT Modernization
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    Hurd, White House push for MGT funding

    The Senate zeroed out funding for the Modernizing Government Technology Act for FY 2019, and House supporters and the White House are hoping to get the money back on the table. 07/25/2018

  • Cybersecurity
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    How hackers are going after the energy grid

    Officials described an intricate effort to get into infrastructure provider networks by stealing credential from known third-party suppliers and a government agency. 07/25/2018

  • Health IT
    health data (bixstock/Shutterstock.com)

    DOD adds $1.1 billion to health record contract

    The Military Health System is adding funds to its electronic health record contract to support a common baseline with the Department of Veterans Affairs and add advanced functionality. 07/25/2018

  • Citizen Services
    By Andrea Izzotti shutterstock id 147037244

    White House looks to GEAR up

    The Trump administration wants input on a new center that would bring together government and industry researchers and academics to help modernize processes and services. 07/25/2018

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