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  • Cybersecurity

    Former officials urge response to Russian hacking

    As the Obama administration enters its last weeks, former national security officials say the president needs to punish Russia for interfering in the U.S. election. 12/16/2016

  • Spectrum
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    Why spectrum sharing is here to stay

    The push to make more federally-owned spectrum available for commercial use will involve sharing, no way around it, according to the president's telecom advisor. 12/16/2016

  • Open Data
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    SEC's open data rule could come before end of Obama administration

    Open data advocates may get a long sought after change to data standards in filings to the Securities and Exchange Commission. 12/15/2016

  • Innovation
    Uncertainty 2017

    What will Trump's innovation policy look like?

    Although specifics regarding innovation policy under a Trump administration remain unclear, Trump's campaign promises to create manufacturing jobs for American workers, make better trade deals and increase military spending will likely play out in the technology sector. 12/15/2016

  • Bonneville Power Administration

    Federal power company seeks CIO

    The agency that sells electricity generated by federal dams and nuclear plants to communities in the Pacific Northwest is looking for a CIO that can support its business activities. 12/15/2016

  • Modernization
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    Tech refresh bills will be back, says DHS CIO

    IT modernization funding efforts will be back, according to DHS CIO Luke McCormack, and agencies should still position agile, cloud and other capabilities to show they're moving into a modern environment. 12/15/2016

  • Defense

    Watchdog: DOD needs to improve cybersecurity

    Despite taking steps to improve cybersecurity, the Department of Defense reportedly is still coming up short on securing its cyber networks, systems and infrastructure. 12/15/2016

  • Innovation
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    New rules proposed for vehicle-to-vehicle comms

    In a new proposed rule, the Transportation Department wants to require automakers to include vehicle-to-vehicle communications capabilities and envisions vehicle-to-infrastructure capabilities. 12/14/2016

  • CIO Perspective
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    Advice for the next administration

    A former agency CIO argues that three key initiatives should drive the federal IT agenda. 12/14/2016

  • Defense
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    Report: DOD needs new strategy to regain technological edge

    The U.S. is facing greater technological competition from its adversaries, and a new report states the DOD needs to adopt an "optionality strategy" in order to regain its edge. 12/14/2016

  • Oversight
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    IG: State's consular tech upgrade is slow going

    Despite improvements in management, the effort to modernize the State Department's disparate consular IT systems is lagging, and the office that manages these legacy systems is understaffed, according to a recent inspector general report. 12/14/2016

  • Government Operations
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    GSA in the crosshairs on Trump lease

    House Democrats and others say that President-elect Donald Trump will be in breach of his lease on the Old Post Office when he takes office, but the General Services Administration is not taking a position for now. 12/14/2016

  • Intelligence
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    NGA's CIBORG seeks commercial data

    NGA is collaborating with GSA to purchase unclassified imagery and data from commercial providers through its new CIBORG program. 12/13/2016

  • Workforce
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    White House honors federal workforce

    The White House honored federal employees by recognizing the range of achievements and the ways the workforce has influenced how government operates by leveraging technology over the past eight years 12/13/2016

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    Cyber, contracting, HR experts join Trump agency teams

    The Trump transition team names former OPM and DHS officials to GSA, DHS landing teams. 12/13/2016

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