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Cars, toasters, medical devices add to DHS' cyber headaches

Internet-based devices are increasingly prevalent in everyday life. That is why the Homeland Security Department already is working on cybersecurity technologies for these and many other everyday devices.The Science and Technology Directorate's Cybersecurity Division received dozens of proposals to protect the next emerging area for cybersecurity, called physical systems. S&T will receive 70 proposals across four major areas and award $95 million to the best ideas in early 2015.

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The Marine Corps rolls out a new website that makes it easier to match military experience with civilian certifications.

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NIST

NIST's Cloud Technical Program Manager outlines the Cloud Computing Roadmap.

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Coalition for Government Procurement

A MythBusters anniversary, of sorts.

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Resilient Network Systems

Time to update your agency's information sharing updates.

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Former HUD CFO Doug Criscitello has been inducted as a fellow into the National Academy of Public Administration.

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Anne Altman

IBM

A new partnership between IBM and Twitter could be good news for federal agencies.

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SAP National Security Services

Navigating the array of potential IT solutions amid looming cyberthreats, a mountain of data, and shrinking budgets.

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Mary Davie

GSA

Better information for better buying -- coming from the General Services Administration.

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Charles Bolden

NASA

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden outlines the new rockets that will take astronauts into space by 2017.

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NCMA 33rd Annual Government Contract Management Symposium

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How Washington Works® – Navigating the DOD

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Government Marketing and Tactics To Build FY2015 Revenues Class

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NDIA SO/LIC Division Social

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Defense Opportunities for 2015 and Beyond

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ThunderCat Technology Private Movie Screening

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How Will Your Company Handle an Insider Threat?

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Quantum invites you to opening day of Interstellar

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Oct 31, 2014 Close Change YTD
L Income 17.3616 0.05 2.61%
L 2020 22.7780 0.17 3.38%
L 2030 24.6602 0.23 3.70%
L 2040 26.2068 0.28 3.88%
L 2050 14.8697 0.18 3.97%
G Fund 14.5658 0.00 1.75%
F Fund 16.6443 -0.02 4.73%
C Fund 26.5168 0.31 8.41%
S Fund 35.4684 0.49 1.18%
I Fund 25.1335 0.49 (1.06%)
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