• Data
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    Watchdog dings DHS data efforts

    The Department of Homeland Security needs to do a better job implementing its data strategy, says the agency's inspector general. 08/18/2017

  • Cybersecurity
    broken lock

    Dems want more data on FCC DDoS attacks

    As the net neutrality debate heats up, a two lawmakers want more details on a reported attempt to disrupt the FCC's commenting system back in May. 08/17/2017

  • Oversight
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    OMB needs to raise its streamlining game, GAO says

    The congressional watchdog finds that the Office of Mangagement and Budget has not been keeping up with reporting requirements. 08/17/2017

  • Analytics
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    How data mining can help chase sex traffickers

    To aid law enforcement, researchers developed automated data mining techniques that can identify human traffickers by linking bitcoin, online advertisements and writing style. 08/17/2017

  • Cybersecurity
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    Election officials: 'We are going to need more assistance'

    At the Election Assistance Committee's latest meeting, officials warn of "enlightening and frightening" planning exercises and a need for additional funding. 08/16/2017

  • Workforce
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    DHS cyber shop seeks CTO

    A key cyber hub at the National Protection and Programs Directorate is looking for a top tech officer. 08/16/2017

  • Comment
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    Can't we all just get along?

    Some friction between senior careerists and political appointees is inevitable, but a little empathy can go a long way. 08/16/2017

  • Workforce
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    Can AI tools replace feds?

    The Heritage Foundation is recommending that hundreds of thousands of federal jobs be replaced by automation as part of a larger government reorganization strategy. 08/15/2017

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    Walking toward change

    A father-daughter story about cancer recovery and organizational improvement. 08/15/2017

  • Workforce
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    Expanding the cyber talent pool

    Attracting younger and more diverse talent to fill the growing federal cybersecurity skills gap requires outreach from agencies as well as some prompting from Congress. 08/11/2017

  • Census
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    Census walks back tech solution to population count

    The Census Bureau expects to nearly double the number of in-person household visits -- and in turn, the total burden hours -- during its critical dress rehearsal test. 08/11/2017

  • Contracting

    IT firms part of $16M false claims settlement

    A Virginia IT products and services company agreed to settle with the government over allegations of false claims and fraud in federal small business contracts. 08/11/2017

  • Defense
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    How the Army is driving the cyber-EW merger

    The Army Cyber Center of Excellence is providing unified cyber and electronic warfare training to its soldiers. 08/10/2017

  • Budget
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    DOT watchdog finds flaws in IT working capital spend

    An oversight report criticizes the Transportation Department's administration of an IT working capital fund. 08/10/2017

  • Management

    USDA moves CIO to new post

    Jonathan Alboum, the Department of Agriculture CIO, has been reassigned to new duties. 08/10/2017

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