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  • Cybersecurity
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    New threats from North Korean malware

    The North Korean cyber threat expands to include attacks against aviation, financial services and government, according to new federal advisories. 11/15/2017

  • Acquisition
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    DISA embraces OTAs

    The DOD's IT shop is leveraging "other transaction authority" to buy leading-edge technology for prototypes and experiments. 11/15/2017

  • Cybersecurity

    White House goes public with bug disclosure policy

    The Trump administration is pulling back the curtain a bit on the secretive process by which the government discloses (or retains) computer vulnerabilities. 11/15/2017

  • Veterans Affairs
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    VA needs money fast for health record program

    To stay on track with an ambitious launch schedule, the Department of Veterans Affairs is looking to reprogram $374 million in current funds. 11/15/2017

  • Workforce
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    At 300 days, Trump faces hundreds of key vacancies

    At the important deadline set by the Federal Vacancies Reform Act, President Trump's pace for staffing key government positions continues to lag behind that of previous administrations. 11/14/2017

  • Cybersecurity
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    DHS finds Kaspersky software at 15 percent of agencies

    A DHS official told Congress that 96 out of 102 federal agencies have complied with a directive aimed at banning Kaspersky Lab products, with a handful of small agencies still working to do so. 11/14/2017

  • Oversight
    Report Card

    FITARA progress stalls

    Federal CIOs under the Trump administration have seen progress lag on implementing the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act, according to the latest scorecards. 11/14/2017

  • Acquisition
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    Modernization begins at home, says new FAS chief

    IT modernization is not only key for federal agencies, but to GSA's Federal Acquisition Service. 11/14/2017

  • Contracting
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    Health records vendor looks to settle lawsuit with VA

    CliniComp wants to test its product's interoperability with VA and DOD electronic health records systems. 11/14/2017

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    5 things to think about when modernizing agency IT

    With the MGT Act poised to become law, it's a matter of when -- not if -- federal agencies will modernize legacy software and infrastructure. 11/14/2017

  • Cloud
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    GSA wants feedback on cloud contract language

    A recent RFI seeks examples of effective and problematic contract language as well as suggestions on how to incorporate cloud services into different contract vehicles for direct solicitations, resellers and system integrators. 11/13/2017

  • Defense
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    NDAA pushes more oversight of cyber

    With $8 billion dedicated to improving U.S. cyber capabilities, the NDAA has a host of policies geared toward boosting the cyber workforce and streamlining operations. 11/13/2017

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    CDM and automation

    The next frontier for Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation. 11/13/2017

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    An important new guide to agile

    Steve Kelman applauds a new resource for agencies looking to put agile into action. 11/13/2017

  • Contracting
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    Army IT official sentenced in bribery scheme

    Ranier Ramos, formerly of the U.S. Army Public Health Command, will serve a year in federal prison and pay millions in penalties and restitution. 11/13/2017

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