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White House Details ‘Cyber Sprint’ Progress, Says Congress Needs to Lift Sequester for Security Improvements

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The White House released the overdue progress report on agency cybersecurity improvements following the massive OPM hack.

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More Delays Hold Back OPM Hack Victims From Receiving Protection Benefits

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Request for offers from contractors now not expected until next week.

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One Year After Scathing Report of Abuses, Patent Office Telecommuters Win Review Panel's Blessing

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National Academy finds program to be mostly healthy, backs small improvements in controls against time-card abuse.

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Obama Says Customer Experience is a Big Deal. Is it?

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In recent years, the White House has prioritized customer experience as a pillar for government success.

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Patent office stresses quantity over quality, new review of troubled telework program finds

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A new independent review of t

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Fed Tech Roundup July 31

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The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (fromFedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com):  Fed Tech Ticker GAO To Congress: Revisit Privacy Concerns Over Facial Re

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Contractor Group: Start Offering OPM Hack Victims ID Protection -- Now

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OPM should immediately provide all affected employees with the 18 months of free credit monitoring offered to victims of the first breach, PSC argues.

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Speed Up Efforts to Standardize Spending Data, Watchdog Tells Agencies

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The administration is making progress on implementing the DATA Act, but needs to move faster, GAO says.

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State Releases a New Batch of Clinton Emails

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The emails comes amid scrutiny of the candidate's use of email when she was State Department chief.

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VA Embracing Virtual Care, Testing Bluetooth Hearing Aids

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Gradually, more VA services will be delivered virtually, Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson said during a recent keynote.

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Introducing the 2015 Fast 50

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We’ve ranked the 50 fastest growing small businesses in the government market by calculating their compound annual growth rate from 2010 to 2014.

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Despite Possible Government Shutdown, Many Military Families Think Congress Will Reverse Sequestration in the Fall

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Service members though are increasingly worried about changes to health care and retirement benefits, according to survey.

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SAIC wins $11.7M contract to support global security

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Science Applications International Corp. has won an $11.7 million contract to develop the Global-Theater Security Cooperation Management Information System Release 3 for the Navy.

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July reporting powered by Sunlight tools and data

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Two Women Advance To Final Phase of Army Ranger School

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Of the three women still vying to graduate from the first gender-integrated course for the Army’s elite, two moved on to the swamp stage.

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OPM planning cyber guidance for contractors

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The Office of Management and Budget is planning guidelines meant to boost contractor cybersecurity in the wake of the data breaches, FCW is reporting.

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Avoiding prejudice in data-based decisions

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It’s important to know the potential proble

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Hillary Clinton's Doctor Deems Her Healthy

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Besides hypothyroidism and allergies, Lisa Bardack says the candidate is in good shape.

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5 Leadership Behaviors to Move Up on Your List

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It pays to spend more time on skills that build relationships.

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NASA Picks 5 Mission Proposals for Explorers Program; John Grunsfeld Comments

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NASA has picked five mission proposals for a program that aims to create instruments and conduct further studies into space.

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DOD Official to Industry: We Need Fitness Tracking Software, Not New Devices

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Better tracking software could help military patients recover from injuries, Col. Deydre Teyhen said.

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Raytheon names new president, Integrated Defense Systems

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Raytheon has appointed Wesley Kremer president of the company’s Integrated Defense Systems group.

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Controversial Cyber Bill Could Come Up for Senate Vote Next Week

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The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act would make it easier for companies to share information about cyberthreats with the government.

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Senate Passes Bill to Smooth Presidential Transitions

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Each agency would be required to designate a transition coordinator six months before the election.

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Conservative Blogger Wants GOP to Shut Down the Government Over Planned Parenthood

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Erick Erickson says Republicans "should have that fight” over "an organization that kills our children and sells their organs."

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Army to Set Up Cyber Center; Robert Goldsmith Comments

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The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center plans to set up a campus to provide cybersecurity support for government agencies, the Army said Thursday.

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Georgia Tech to Help DARPA, AFRL Study Data Transfer Security

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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and Air Force Research Laboratory have awarded $4.2 million to Georgia Tech’s College of Computing to support research on how to secure data tra

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GSA’s 18F Unveils Open Source Style Guide for Project Documentation

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The General Services Administration‘s 18F organization has released a new style guide for the documentation of open source projects at government agencies.

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DHS Secretary OKs Bill to Monitor Federal Networks

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Measure would let Homeland Security see other agency's Internet traffic to find and block intruders, DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson says.

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WR Systems wins $25.2M option for program, technical support

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WR Systems has won a $25.2 million option to continue supporting the Navy’s military fleets.

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Rep. Waters inquires with FEC about contributing to Haiti elections

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Congresswoman Maxine Waters, D-Calif., wrote to the House Ethics Committee and Federal Election Commission asking if she could contribute to for

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Energy Dept Seeks Industry Partners to R&D Advanced Reactor Tech

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The U.S. Energy Department has pledged to invest up to $80 million to fund multiyear public-private research and development projects focused on advanced nuclear reactor systems.

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How an enterprise begins its big data journey

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Play of the Day: Donald Trump is a Human Emoji

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He may not email or text, but he really doesn't have to.

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Whistleblowers: VA's Watchdog Office Is Failing Us

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One year after the VA scandal broke, senators say the office that should be helping truth-tellers is still broken.

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Motor City, Fish City: Can Detroit be the Center of a New Aquaculture Industry?

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A new startup, Detroit Seafood Partners, wants to make Detroit an epicenter of fish farming and aquaculture.

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Robert Ferrell Issues Army Cloud Tech Migration Guidelines

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Lt. Gen. Robert Ferrell, the Army‘s chief information officer, has released guidance describing how the military branch should migrate and use commercial cloud computing platforms.

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Mark Schwartz: Agile Contracting Model Helps CIS Speed Up IT Service Acquisition

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Mark Schwartz, chief information officer of the U.S.

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Weeks after attack, millions of OPM cyber-victims still not protected

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They are among the biggest, and potentially most da

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Fed Tech Roundup July 30

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The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (fromFedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com):  Fed Tech Ticker Paul Leslie, CEO of Dovel and New Board Chairman of the

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Vice Adm. Paul Grosklags to Lead Naval Air Systems Command

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Vice Adm. Paul Grosklags, principal military deputy assistant secretary of the U.S.

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Senate OKs Improper Payment Bill; Tom Carper Comments

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The Senate voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a bipartisan bill that seeks to enhance existing procedures and requirements to help detect and curb improper payments by federal agencies. Sen.

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Four short links: 31 July 2015

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  1. Buzz: An Extensible Programming Language for Self-Organizing Heterogeneous Robot Swarms (arXiv) -- Swarm-based primitives allow for the dynami
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Tracking Sentiment Around Presidential Candidates with LUX2016

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With the primary race already flooding the news, the 2016 presidential election is just around the corner.

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Andrew McCabe Named FBI Associate Deputy Director

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Andrew McCabe, formerly the FBI’s assistant director in charge of the Washington field office, has been appointed as the agency’s associate deputy director.

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Obama Signs Order to Encourage Public-Private Supercomputer R&D Efforts

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President Barack Obama has ordered federal agencies to collaborate with companies and academic organizations to research, develop and implement high-performance computing technology.

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At NIGP Forum: Learn more about online supplier directory (with related video)

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ThomasNet.com, which is a free industrial supplier discovery and product-sourcing platform, was recently relaunched.

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CACI International wins $48.6M task order to provide operational support

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CACI International has won a $48.6 million task order to provide operational support services for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense.

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Bill to Let DHS Monitor Internet Traffic on Government Systems Advances

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The federal data security upgrade would the agency closer to the center of cybersecurity operations.

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