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  • Cybersecurity
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    Cyber advice for Hill staffers

    Congressional staffers have a lot of responsibility to protect their decentralized IT systems. 09/26/2016

  • Congress
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    Clock is ticking on possible shutdown

    A familiar scenario looms as Congress moves to pass a short-term funding bill before the fiscal year draws to a close. 09/26/2016

  • FCW @ 30
    CIA floor logo

    CIA commits to the cloud

    The CIA cloud project provided a reference model for other agencies looking for ways to bring their operational data into the cloud. 09/26/2016

  • FCW @ 30
    Bush founds DHS.

    The creation of DHS

    Creating DHS involved reorganizing agencies based on their technology resources and workforce expertise into a super-agency capable of mounting operations against terrorism. 09/26/2016

  • FCW @ 30
    FCW @ 30 GPS

    The opening up of GPS

    In May 2000, President Bill Clinton authorized the removal of a security feature from the Global Positioning System -- a decision that opened the doors to accurate geospatial data for thousands of government and consumer applications. 09/26/2016

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    AI is coming

    Steve Kelman looks at the potential -- and potential risks -- of letting algorithms drive government decision-making. 09/26/2016

  • FCW @ 30
    Former Rep. Jack Brooks (D-Texas)

    Clinger-Cohen and the end of the Brooks Act

    The 1996 repeal of the Brooks Act ended the General Services Administration's monopoly on IT purchases. 09/26/2016

  • FCW @ 30
    FCW @ 30 hackers

    Hackers storm DOD networks

    In a 1996 information-sharing effort, then-CIA director John Deutch proposed working with DOD to create an Information Warfare Technology Center staffed with 1,000 people and located at the National Security Agency at Fort Meade, Md. 09/26/2016

  • FCW @ 30
    FCW at 30 - IRS

    IRS promises nationwide electronic filing

    The IRS' e-file pilot program in 1986 became a test case for the technology of electronic filing and the information policies governing its uses. 09/26/2016

  • Milestones
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    FCW @ 30

    Since 1987, FCW has covered it all -- the major contracts, the disruptive technologies, the picayune scandals and the many, many people who make federal IT function. Here's a look back at six of the most significant stories. 09/26/2016

  • Space
    space satellite traffic jam

    FAA looks to take over commercial space traffic control

    The Federal Aviation Administration is making the case that it and not the military should police commercial space traffic, and Congress is helping the flight agency take the first step. 09/23/2016

  • Contracts
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    Census awards $430M contract to support 2020 count

    GDIT will provide contact-center systems and operations support with a FedRAMP-compliant, cloud-based platform. 09/23/2016

  • Comment

    5 myths of managed services

    Federal IT leaders who are reluctant to rely on managed services providers are missing out on one of the best investments they can make. 09/23/2016

  • Defense
    Transcom

    U.S. Transportation Command outlines cyber strategy

    TRANSCOM has issued a new strategic document that outlines guiding principles for addressing cyber threats. 09/23/2016

  • Congress
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    A 'minibus' appropriations package could be in the cards

    A short-term funding bill is expected by Sept. 30 to keep the federal government operating through early December, but after that the options get more complicated. 09/23/2016

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