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Trump asks some 50 senior Obama appointees to stay on

The officials include the highest-ranking career officials at key national security agencies like th…

GSA adds two acquisition execs for IT services

The IT acquisition office brought on former Treasury and FCC executives to manage its contract vehic…

New .gov sites to get secure HTTPS protection in 2017

GSA officials said all newly registered federal agency domains will have HTTPS connections this year…

NASA study in Hawaii paving way for human travel to Mars

A group of NASA-funded researchers is poised to enter an isolated geodesic dome on a remote Hawaii v…

Stay smart and secure: Taking control of cyber intelligence [Commentary]

Today’s threat landscape continues to evolve, making it more unpredictable and dangerous than ever.

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GSA adds two acquisition execs for IT services

The IT acquisition office brought on former Treasury and FCC executives to manage its contract vehic…

New .gov sites to get secure HTTPS protection in 2017

GSA officials said all newly registered federal agency domains will have HTTPS connections this year…

Trump announces additional White House tech appointments

Trump administration transition team members Christopher P. Liddell and Reed Cordish have been appoi…

GAO strikes down protest over $50B IT services deal

The agency denied protests from four contractors over the GSA's $50 billion IT services contract.

ONC's Washington lays out health IT's future as tenure winds down

The ONC director details the progress of interoperability in health care, and its future.

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New .gov sites to get secure HTTPS protection in 2017

GSA officials said all newly registered federal agency domains will have HTTPS connections this year…

Senate Armed Services Makes Leadership Changes

Committee leaders announced Wednesday that five of the seven subcommittees will have new chairmen in…

DHS unveils updated National Cyber Incident Response Plan

DHS secretary Jeh Johnson rolled out an updated framework for nation's cyber attack response plan.

Hacking group infiltrates utility to demonstrate cyber vulnerabilities

A Midwestern vulnerability assessment firm has demonstrated on video the relative simplicity by whic…

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Ukraine power company confirms: Cyberattack caused last month’s outage

A power outage that occurred in northern Kiev in late December 2016 was the result of a cyberattack…

New .gov sites to get secure HTTPS protection in 2017

The General Services Administration is taking another step to ensure that agency websites are secure…

Air Force investing in deceptive cyber technology

Once an adversary successfully enters a network, the name of the game is damage mitigation. And this…

Researchers ID decades-old 'Fruitfly' Mac malware

A rare strain of malware known as "Fruitfly" appears to have been lurking in the dusty corners of ma…

Federal CISO Touhill quietly resigns

Gen. Gregory Touhill, the nation’s first federal chief information security officer, charged with se…

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Trump announces additional White House tech appointments

Trump administration transition team members Christopher P. Liddell and Reed Cordish have been appoi…

NASA study in Hawaii paving way for human travel to Mars

A group of NASA-funded researchers is poised to enter an isolated geodesic dome on a remote Hawaii v…

Trump asks some 50 senior Obama appointees to stay on

The officials include the highest-ranking career officials at key national security agencies like th…

Legacy of civil rights progress at USDA [Commentary]

Under Secretary Tom Vilsack’s leadership, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has come a long way ove…

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GSA adds two acquisition execs for IT services

The IT acquisition office brought on former Treasury and FCC executives to manage its contract vehic…

GAO strikes down protest over $50B IT services deal

The agency denied protests from four contractors over the GSA's $50 billion IT services contract.

Pair charged in an $18.3M 'Rent-a-Vet' contractor scheme

A DoD employee allegedly funneled millions in veteran-business contracts through a shell company.

GSA seeks vendor insight on SaaS solutions for shared services

The General Services Administration has released a request for information seeking industry input on…

FAS seeks IT acquisition management specialist

The General Services Administration has posted a job opening for an IT acquisition management specia…

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Johnson outlines security umbrella against inauguration threats

The Homeland Security secretary said 28,000 law enforcement would be on hand for inauguration.

Homeland’s biggest cybersecurity tool finally covers most of government

The Department of Homeland Security has announced that 93 percent of the civilian workforce of the e…

State election systems to get more federal aid for security

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is designating U.S. election systems critical infrastructure…

DHS/FBI report officially implicates Russian hackers for 2016 election tampering

A joint analysis report supports the attribution of malicious cyber activity against U.S. government…

The cybersecurity priority for DHS in 2017

One area where DHS is certain to continue to assume a special role and profile is cybersecurity.

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