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What is needed to split NSA and Cyber Command?

In this first of a four-part series, we examine what Cyber Command needs to operate as its own, inde…

Warner calls for full, public disclosure on election hacking

In a letter written to DHS Secretary John Kelly, Sen. Mark Warner said the dangers of the 2016 elect…

Secure the Net initiative found to be an overall failure for NSA

A declassified report containing information about the NSA's security efforts has been released.

Air Force to get new CIO

Changes afoot for Air Force Cyber.

Cyber

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Hacker group re-emerges to taunt US intelligence

The day after a particularly virulent strain of ransomware burst across the globe, the mysterious Sh…

As firms gauge cost, Ukraine says cyberattack under control

The data-scrambling software epidemic that paralyzed computers globally is under control in Ukraine,…

Trump aides enlist Israel in 'holding nations accountable' for cyberattacks

A new U.S.-Israeli working group aims to devise and employ new methods of identifying cyber enemies…

New cyberattack wreaking havoc globally

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'NotPetya' ransomware attack shows corporate social responsibility should include cybersecurity [Commentary]

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Management

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Herd of Innovation Fellows, 18F founders join Skylight

Five former Presidential Innovation Fellows and 18F co-founders have been chosen to join the Skyligh…

Govcon group asks OMB to reinstate some agency reporting requirements

In a letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, the Professional Services Cou…

New VA law to be a blueprint for whole-of-government reform?

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Medicaid data system 3 years late, with no launch in site

A report tracking a Medicaid dataset found repeated delays, leading investigators to question when t…

Acquisition

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Govcon group asks OMB to reinstate some agency reporting requirements

In a letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, the Professional Services Cou…

New bill would scale back improper use of LPTA

The Promoting Value Based Procurement Act of 2017 would place new requirements on LPTA usage in cont…

New (politically appointed) FAS commissioner takes the helm

The new commissioner is the first political appointee to lead the acquisition service.

Contract management’s new certainty of uncertainty [Commentary]

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Egyptian construction company resolves USAID false claims charge with $1.1M settlement

A construction company based in Cairo, Egypt, has settled allegations that it violated the False Cla…

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What is needed to split NSA and Cyber Command?

In this first of a four-part series, we examine what Cyber Command needs to operate as its own, inde…

Time to streamline Congressional oversight of DHS [Commentary]

Efficient oversight will lead to better morale and more importantly, a better homeland security post…

Trump publicly doubting that Russia meddled in election

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DHS IG: CBP must avoid poor choices that walled in past border security initiatives

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