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  • Intelligence
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    Congressman pushes Obama on cyber deterrence policy

    The ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee says one of the remaining imperatives for the President Obama is to develop a cyber deterrence strategy and pass it forward to the Trump Administration along with a host of other cyber challenges. 12/06/2016

  • Workforce
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    Trump administration can appoint up to 9,000

    Beyond the top-level cabinet positions, President-elect Donald Trump will have as many as 9,000 appointments to make across the government, according to data from the just-released Plum Book of federal jobs. 12/05/2016

  • Defense
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    Where would Mattis take cyber?

    The president-elect's selection for secretary of defense is well known for his sometimes off-color comments on warfare and threats to the U.S., but James Mattis is largely a blank slate when it comes to cyber. 12/05/2016

  • Innovation
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    Tech leaders urge Senate to codify PIF program

    A group of entrepreneurs, coders and former officials are urging the Senate to pass legislation that would make the Presidential Innovation Fellows program a permanent fixture of government. 12/02/2016

  • Congress
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    House VA committtee gets new boss

    Rep. Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) will replace outgoing Congressman Jeff Miller of Florida as chairman of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs. 12/02/2016

  • Management
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    Senators press GSA on Trump hotel lease

    How the 2013 agreement is now handled could be the first test for agencies faced with the president-elect's conflicts of interest. 12/02/2016

  • People
    Rob Cook, Technology Transformation Service

    Can a Hollywood techie grow government's innovation shop?

    The software whiz behind Pixar's movies Rob Cook surprised even himself by coming out of a "failed retirement" to take a top technology job at the General Services Administration. 12/02/2016

  • People
    James Mattis

    Trump selects retired Marine general to head DOD

    President-elect Donald Trump wants Gen. James Mattis (ret.) as his secretary of Defense. 12/01/2016

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    NARA names classification chief

    Mark Bradley will head the Information Security and Oversight Office, responsible for governmentwide classification policy. 12/01/2016

  • Transition
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    Trump taps billionaires to lead Commerce

    President-elect Donald Trump has tapped Wilbur Ross and Todd Ricketts to fill the top two positions at the Commerce Department. 11/30/2016

  • NSA Seal

    Obama names first-ever independent NSA watchdog

    In 2014, Congress elevated the inspector general post at the National Security Agency to a presidential appointment. More than two years later, someone has finally been named to the job. 11/30/2016

  • Congress
    Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee and Jeh Johnson, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security

    McCaul wants to tighten oversight of DHS

    Entering his final term as chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, Rep. Michael McCaul hopes to sharpen his panel's legislative control over DHS. 11/30/2016

  • National Archives and Records Administration

    NARA names new FOIA ombudsman

    Alina Semo, a veteran litigator at the National Archives and the Justice Department, will take over as director of the Office of Government Information Services. 11/28/2016

  • 2017 Federal 100 Awards
    Fed 100 - Submit your Nomination

    Don't delay! Federal 100 nominations are due Dec. 23.

    Great work in federal IT should be celebrated. Make sure the individuals behind it get the recognition they deserve. 11/22/2016

  • Transition
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    Trump transition names agency leads

    The government-in-waiting announced a roster of landing team leaders to handle the details of the transition on an agency-by-agency basis. 11/21/2016

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