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  • Trevor Rudolph

    Rudolph exits OMB cyber post

    The Office of Management and Budget's Cyber and National Security Unit chief is leaving government service on Nov. 10. 11/07/2016

  • Cybersecurity
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    FBI warns of continuing botnet strikes

    FBI cautioned private industry that the immense DDOS attack that brought down internet services across a wide swath of the U.S. in October will persist. 11/04/2016

  • Comment
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    What the next president needs to do on cyber

    No matter who wins the election, there are key opportunities to expand on current efforts to secure and defend federal networks and critical infrastructure. 11/04/2016

  • Open source

    White House opens Code.gov repository

    The Obama administration has launched a central code resource for digital tool development as part of its open source software policy. 11/03/2016

  • Workforce
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    White House makes final push to streamline federal hiring

    The directors of OMB and OPM sent a memo to federal agencies with three objectives for improving their hiring processes. 11/03/2016

  • Workforce
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    ID protection to expire for more than 100,000 OPM hack victims

    About 100,000 to 150,000 feds whose sensitive information was stolen in the OPM hack will have to re-enroll if they want to retain the compensatory identity protection coverage offered by OPM after Dec. 1. 11/02/2016

  • Defense
    Terry Halvorsen

    DOD CIO: Recent GAO criticism of JIE is off base

    Halvorsen says GAO's report criticizing the management and oversight of the Joint Information Environment initiative fails to understand the nature of the project. 11/01/2016

  • Budget
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    Fed IT suffers under divided government

    Federal investment in new, more effective IT can wither when the political atmosphere in Washington is sharply divided, according to a new study. 11/01/2016

  • Census
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    Census announces test plans for 2017, 2018

    After deciding to call off field tests, the Census Bureau announced it is moving forward with address canvassing tests in 2017 and confirmed its 2018 end-to-end test locations. 10/31/2016

  • Comment

    What the federal CISO needs to get the job done

    Newly appointed federal CISO Brig. Gen. Gregory Touhill needs the right tools and enforcement authorities to secure and defend government networks. 10/31/2016

  • Oversight
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    CRS fact-checks Trump claim of ICE endorsement

    A Congressional Research Service legal sidebar explains why campaign trail claims that ICE endorsed Donald Trump for president are not accurate. 10/28/2016

  • Workforce
    Stressed worker

    OPM plans new work-life survey

    The Office of Personnel Management will conduct a governmentwide survey to measure workplace flexibility as part of its efforts to attract and keep talented feds. 10/28/2016

  • Congress
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    What a Senate flip could mean for feds and IT

    If Democrats take control of the Senate, it will mean big changes at key committees and could prove to be a big deal for federal workforce and IT issues. 10/28/2016

  • Law Enforcement
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    DOJ releases controversial cybercrime prosecution memo

    More than two years after Attorney General Eric Holder penned a memo to federal prosecutors offering guidance on pursuing cases under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, litigation prompted the DOJ to release the document to the public. 10/28/2016

  • Oversight
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    Strategic sourcing saves, but not enough

    Agencies are saving millions through federal strategic sourcing initiatives, but they're potentially leaving millions more on the table, according to an oversight report. 10/27/2016

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