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  • Software
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    White House wants more sharable, reusable code

    Federal CIO Tony Scott is pushing out a plan to allow custom code developed by or for the government to be shared across agencies, and in some cases released to the public. 03/10/2016

  • Acquisition
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    NSA overhaul includes acquisition

    "We increasingly need to reach out to commercial companies," many of which are unfamiliar with federal acquisition regulations, said Jennifer Walsmith, NSA's senior acquisition executive. 03/09/2016

  • Opinion
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    We can’t afford another 6-year telecom transition

    Great work has been done on the General Services Administration's Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract, but the hard work has barely begun. 03/09/2016

  • Homeland Security
    Jeh Johnson

    Einstein, cyber workforce priorities for DHS chief

    DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson hopes to build his legacy by shoring up the cyber workforce and driving management reforms. 03/08/2016

  • Veterans Affairs
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    VA makes awards in $22B IT contract

    The Department of Veterans Affairs announced 21 contract awards on its Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology Next Generation acquisition program. 03/08/2016

  • Acquisition
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    New manager to steer IT categories at GSA

    Veteran IT planner Bill Zielinski will direct category management solutions for GSA's IT acquisition services as the agency moves closer to its category-focused goals. 03/08/2016

  • Defense
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    Pentagon releases cyber implementation plan

    The plan prioritizes identity authentication, reducing DOD networks’ attack surface, device hardening, and aligning computer network defenders with DOD IT systems and networks. 03/07/2016

  • Policy

    OMB tightens hold on data center policy

    Superseding the 2010 memo on data center consolidation, a new draft guidance would elevate emphasis on cloud, shared services and savings. 03/07/2016

  • Acquisition
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    GSA seeks manager for Schedule 70 IT contract

    The General Services Administration is searching new leadership for it largest IT purchasing program, and separately named an agency IT Category executive. 03/07/2016

  • Innovation
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    When agile development is change management in disguise

    The current and former heads of 18F agree that when it comes to digital services, the tech is often secondary at best. 03/02/2016

  • Cybersecurity
    Ernest Moniz

    Energy Dept. seeks $83M increase to harden grid against cyberattack

    The Department of Energy has requested an $83 million increase in funding to modernize the US electrical grid, the largest increase for any DOE research and development initiative. 03/01/2016

  • Critical Read
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    Why encryption is inevitable

    In a new white paper on encryption, the Chertoff Group argues that law enforcement access to encrypted products would open a Pandora's box of problems. 02/29/2016

  • Acquisition
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    Rung: Federal category managers are getting right to work

    The 10 recently named federal category managers are meeting with industry and each other to hone buying oversight strategies. 02/29/2016

  • Budget
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    Comey seeks $85M boost for FBI cyber

    Most of that additional money will go toward buying better IT and providing cybersecurity training, Comey told the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies. 02/25/2016

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    Is NBIB another 'house of cards'?

    Lawmakers voiced their frustration over the creation and funding of the National Background Investigations Bureau. 02/25/2016

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