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  • Cybersecurity
    Michael Daniel. (Image credit: Sean Lyngaas)

    Former cyber czar looks to change info sharing

    As the U.S. government continues to wrestle with policies and programs to share intelligence about cybersecurity threats with the private sector, a small non-profit is trying to change paradigms around information sharing. 03/27/2017

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    The new Office of American Innovation -- let's give Trump credit

    Steve Kelman sees several reasons to be optimistic about the administration's new initiative to spark innovation in government management. 03/27/2017

  • Oversight
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    Watchdogs worried about DOJ's tech

    Oversight officials told Congress they are concerned about the Justice Department's cybersecurity, use of unreliable tech and inability to track contract and grant spending. 03/24/2017

  • Workforce
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    New cyber warriors face culture shock

    The U.S. military services are scrambling to recruit and train new cyber warriors, but that is also requiring cultural changes in institutions known for order, tradition and stability. 03/24/2017

  • Contracting
    Old Post Office Building in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

    Trump hotel lease is valid, says GSA

    The lease President Trump signed with the GSA for the Old Post Office building in Washington is in compliance, an agency contracting officer said. 03/24/2017

  • Contracting
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    GSA employee, husband guilty in hiring scheme

    A former senior GSA contracting official and her husband pleaded guilty in a conspiracy that spread falsified resumes liberally around federal agencies and contractors. 03/24/2017

  • Comment
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    Why Trump’s budget bodes well for IT transformation

    Agencies have taken admirable, if cautious, steps to modernize their IT, but wholesale change is needed. Proposed budget cuts just might force that to happen. 03/24/2017

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    White House adds a tech adviser

    Matt Lira, a former top staffer to the House majority leader, is joining the White House team. 03/23/2017

  • Congress
    US Capitol

    House panel takes on government transparency

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee explored legislative means to increase transparency in government at a March 23 hearing. 03/23/2017

  • Intelligence
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    Spy powers at risk amid Trump controversy

    The growing controversy around foreign surveillance and Trump associates is adding fuel to what's already expected to be a fiery debate in Congress over the reauthorization of FISA Section 702. 03/23/2017

  • Procurement
    US-Mexico Border wall Nogalez, Az.

    Border wall: tech not included (yet)

    Details of technology systems that might back a future border wall aren't spelled out in prototype specs. 03/23/2017

  • Cybersecurity

    GSA looks to streamline cyber buying

    As part of a new strategy for Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation cybersecurity capabilities, GSA is looking to replace the blanket purchase agreement with a better governmentwide IT contract. 03/23/2017

  • Comment

    A rare piece of good news for federal cybersecurity

    The author argues that government could eliminate identity-based breaches by 2021, if agencies leverage advances in identity management under CDM. 03/23/2017

  • Comment
    Dec. 2016 rally. Photo credit: Evan El-Amin / Shutterstock.com

    Trump's disruption: Could there be a silver lining?

    Alan Balutis argues that government needs a good shake-up. 03/23/2017

  • Defense
    sphere of binary data

    Army: Electronic domain is contested

    A contested electronic environment is the new normal, say Army leaders, and the service needs to prepare for and train to fight with degraded electronic systems and capabilities. 03/22/2017

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