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DoD CIO looks to spark 'national dialogue' on cloud security

Pentagon CIO sees renewed vigor in DoD's cloud migration path as an opportunity to raise the bar for the nation's overall cybersecurity.

Stempfley leaving DHS for private sector position

Bobbie Stempfley is heading to the private sector after five years at the Homeland Security Department. She worked in a variety of senior executive cyber positions.

Commerce's ITA getting out of IT business

Joe Paiva, the International Trade Administration's CIO, said he wants to outsource the agency's network, device management and printing to the private sector.

Cost doesn't factor heavily in military compensation panel recommendations

The nine-member Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission submitted 15 recommendations to bring effectiveness and efficiency, and that would protect, maintain and improve benefits for the service members.

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Dr. William "Kip" Krebs

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Bill Galston

Brookings Institution

The White House sees an end to sequestration in fiscal 2016.

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Information Governance Initiative

A bailout for your agency's record management system might come from the non-profit sector.

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GSA

Satellite communication is getting easier, and cheaper.

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Tulley Rinckey

How the Secret Service has fallen so far, so quickly.

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Another layer of law may be coming for SESers at the VA.

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Some changes in a DHS Inspector General report make the IG very unhappy.

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L 2020 22.7660 -0.12 -
L 2030 24.5996 -0.18 -
L 2040 26.1097 -0.22 -
L 2050 14.7818 -0.14 -
G Fund 14.6429 0.00 -
F Fund 17.1589 0.06 -
C Fund 26.3520 -0.35 -
S Fund 35.6254 -0.55 -
I Fund 24.5077 -0.13 -
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