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Hope springs eternal for cyber laws after House approval

Lawmakers overwhelmingly passed the National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act and the Protecting Cyber Networks Act this week. These are the first cybersecurity information sharing bills with broad support in more than five years.

Tags: Cybersecurity , Technology , House , Information sharing , Congress , Mike McCaul , Bob Dix , Juniper Networks , Trend Micro , Tom Kellermann , DHS , ODNI , NCCIC , CTIIC , Jason Miller

Thursday - 04/23/2015, 12:38pm EDT

Pentagon's new cyber strategy looks to Silicon Valley

The cyber policy revisions, which Ashton Carter will announce during a speech at Stanford University, will be the first significant update since 2011, when the department issued its first-ever cyber strategy. Carter's visit to Silicon Valley is the first such trip in 20 years for a Defense secretary. Officials say the pilgrimage is meant to build tighter partnerships between DoD and the tech sector it depends on for cybersecurity and technology innovation.

Tags: DoD , Technology , Cybersecurity , U.S. Cyber Command , U.S. Digital Service , In-Q-Tel , Ashton Carter , Industry , innovation , Defense Innovation Unit-Experimental , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 04/23/2015, 04:03am EDT
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EEOC CIO Hancher to retire, but not before meeting a few more goals

Kim Hancher is calling it a career after 34 years in government, including the last seven as the CIO of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. She said she wants to make sure the agency is on the right path with cloud and cyber before leaving later this spring.

Tags: exclusive , Technology , EEOC , Kim Hancher , Cloud computing , Cybersecurity , ITIL , Agile development process , Ask the CIO , Jason Miller

Thursday - 04/23/2015, 08:32am EDT
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Rep. Cummings warns more feds at risk in USIS cyber breach

A review by federal cyber experts from DHS, ODNI and OPM raise the prospect that the initial estimate of 27,000 federal employees thought to have been impacted by the August 2014 cyber breach of security clearance contractor USIS is low. In light of that breach and others, OMB led a governmentwide review of contracts to ensure contractors are in compliance with laws and policies to protect government data on non-federal systems.

Tags: Technology , Oversight , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , elijah cummings , Carol Maloney , Donna Seymour , Tony Scott , OPM , OMB , Cybersecurity , USIS , Data Breach , GAO , Greg Wilshusen , Jason Miller

Thursday - 04/23/2015, 03:46am EDT
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Census begins stretch run vowing not to make same mistakes

GAO warns the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee that the bureau needs to simplify its IT plans for the 2020 count. Census to finalize operational plan by September detailing technology and processes for the decennial population calculation.

Tags: Technology , Oversight , Congress , Census Bureau , Commerce Department , John Thompson , GAO , Carol Cha , Robert Goldenkoff , James Lankford , Decennial Census , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee , Mobile computing , Cybersecurity , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 04/22/2015, 04:32am EDT
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Senators question Treasury's transparency of its IT projects

Two key Senate lawmakers are questioning the Treasury Department's inconsistencies in reporting the health of its major technology projects.

Tags: Technology , Oversight , Treasury , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee , IT Dashboard , Sonny Bhagowalia , Ron Johnson , Tom Carper , Terry Milholland , GAO , IRS , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 04/22/2015, 09:30am EDT

Ending the confusion about open source and containers

Joe Dickman, senior vice president of Vizuri, joins host John Gilroy to discuss how federal IT professionals can use containers to accomplish many tasks.
April 21, 2015

Tags: Technology , Joe Dickman , Vizuri , open source , containers , servers , Virtualization , docker , Cloud computing , Federal Tech Talk , John Gilroy

Tuesday - 04/21/2015, 08:15pm EDT
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FITARA does not give federal CIOs total IT budget authority

Some CIOs are asking what the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act will really change. Tom Temin, host of the Federal Drive has some answers in a new commentary.

Tags: Tom Temin , Federal Drive , FITARA , Technology , CIO , GAO , budget

Tuesday - 04/21/2015, 03:53am EDT

Cyber award to Booz Allen begins CDM's value-chain evolution

DHS and OMB says the continuous diagnostics and mitigation program will begin to show 'intrinsic value' to the government as more and more agencies benefit from the cyber tools and services. GSA's $39 million award to Booz Allen is the second of six awards for tools and services under the program.

Tags: Technology , Cybersecurity , contracting , DHS , GSA , OMB , Grant Schneider , Mark Kneidinger , continuous diagnostics and mitigation program , Booz Allen Hamilton , Symantec Government Symposium , Jason Miller

Thursday - 04/16/2015, 04:22am EDT
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Rep. Mica: Privatize FAA to bring it into 21st Century

The Federal Aviation Administration's antiquated radar system prevents the agency from keeping pace with new technology, but Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.) thinks he has a solution that would also massively overhaul the agency.

Tags: FAA , John Mica , privatization , Technology , Federal Drive , management , Shefali Kapadia

Tuesday - 04/21/2015, 11:01am EDT
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