• Cybersecurity
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    OMB expands definition of high-value assets

    The Office of Management and Budget is making sure all agencies develop plans to protect their most sensitive, most valuable cybersecurity assets, and designate an agency-level office or team to secure them.

  • Contracting
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    CBP's $297M HR systems contract yields just two hires

    In a management alert, the Department of Homeland Security Inspector General found that a year-old human resources system contract is CBP's almost $300 million hiring contract is seriously challenged by performance and technology issues, according to the DHS Inspector General.

  • Oversight
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    Watchdog: IRS botched Linux migration

    Poor IT governance has prevented the IRS from making progress on a long-term effort to migrate 141 legacy applications from proprietary vendor software to open-source Linux operating systems, according to an audit.

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