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DHS and academic researchers build a better shoe bomb . . . detector

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Northeastern University obtains $1.1 million grant to outfit CT scans with tools for recognizing explosives triggers.

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Happy birthday, NASA! Here's what might have happened if you were never born

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Our space program almost ended up under the control of the Atomic Energy Committee and the precursor to DARPA.

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Shortage of Health IT Workers Worsens

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Federal incentives haven't offset the shortfalls.

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Attackers used Adobe certificate to validate malware

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Viruses were likely used in highly-targeted attack.

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Military scientists devise surveillance malware to track surroundings in 3D

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Tool could hide within seemingly harmless camera app.

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Extended pay freeze could affect IT recruiting and retention

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Feds won’t see bigger paychecks until Congress passes a budget.

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Agencies can’t bar feds from joining suspect foreign firms

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Chinese telecom giant Huawei is grabbing former U.S. officials to gain market access.

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Video: Clay Shirky on how the Internet will (one day) transform government

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Why we should both temper -- and embrace -- our optimism about the digital world

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Snakes on a plane! That are actually laser-wielding robots!

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Why tiny, wriggling machines could be the future of airplane repair

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Watchdogs give multi-agency FOIA portal a thumbs up

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Module could save $200 million over five years if adopted governmentwide.

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GSA not properly tracking its cloud transition, report finds

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IG’s audit criticizes CIO for not monitoring progress of migration.

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Agencies rush to award millions in IT contracts

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End-of-fiscal-year crush includes cloud, records management, health IT awards.

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DHS center could extend classified Pentagon cyber program to nondefense industries

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The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center is disclosing sensitive intelligence to cleared companies.

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FCC vote launches spectrum auction process

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As authorized by Congress, the FCC plans to engineer a “reverse auction."

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Iran thinks it can do Gmail better than Google

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Iran also plans to launch their own domestic Internet service within the next year as well.

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What do Smokey Bear, traveling feds and children have in common? Their own federal apps.

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Three experts offer up some advice for government application developers.

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White House confirms cyberattack but no information lost

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The White House would not confirm a link to Chinese hackers, nor expand on what the attackers may have been seeking.

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LightSquared proposes vacating disputed spectrum

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The Federal Communications Commission blocked LightSquared from building its network earlier this year after tests showed the proposals could interfere with GPS.

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Rotating IT Assignments -- Facebook Does It

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Utilities open to cybersecurity dialogue

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Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., helped sponsor legislation that would have created more government oversight of certain critical networks, including those that control electric grids.

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Cyber Command officer: China is targeting Pentagon

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Espionage threats are 'accelerating,' command’s intelligence director warns.

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Researchers Develop Implantable, Disposable Health Technology

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Here today, gone tomorrow.

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FTC urged to probe whether Facebook is violating privacy settlement

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Two groups want information on social media giant.

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Bill would require agencies to report cloud computing progress

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Legislation would update outdated computer security legislation.

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'Mystery' senator removes hold on cost-of-living increase for vets

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Fast action is needed after recess to ensure payments start Jan. 1, VA says.

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Contractor: Configuration issues skewed tests of battlefield radio

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Noisy environment and ergonomics issues also led to poor grades, company says.

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Senators create drone caucus

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Group aims to shape UAS policies in the Senate.

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The Pentagon’s $6.3 Billion Short-term Drug Bill

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I wonder how many antipsychotics – which cause as many problems as they cure – are covered by these contracts.

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DHS chief says she doesn't use e-mail

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Napolitano says "Some would call me a Luddite."

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Napolitano: Cyber exec order under review

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DHS chief declines to provide timetable for when it might be issued.

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American industry groups dissect EU cloud computing report

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European Union report suggests harmonizing policies for networks.

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TSA awards contract for explosives detection systems

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Acquisition program has $550M revenue potential for L-3.

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Senators: FDA should protect medical implants from hackers

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GAO study prompts Eshoo, Markey and Edwards to as for more protections.

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Syrian government enlists text message spam

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A message was sent out to phones across the country on reportedly the bloodiest day of Syria's 18-month civil war.

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VA Expects to Award $500 Million in IT Contracts This Month

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It's a use-it-or-lose-it frenzy.

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Defense rejects rigid supply chain security countermeasures

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Regulations should accommodate fast-paced innovation, official says.

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'Mystery' Senate Republican blocks cost-of-living increase for disabled vets

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House bill called for 1.9 percent increase to take effect Dec. 1.

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Intel agencies get help managing security vulnerabilities

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Tenable Network Security inks In-Q-Tel partnership.

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Toy drone duel outwits FAA, but not hackers

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Stunt with store-bought robotic helicopters teaches a lesson in cybersecurity and inadequate airspace regulations.

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Agencies not taking steps to avoid redundant IT spending, report finds

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GAO says agencies need to utilize ‘enterprise architecture’ to plan and report on tech spending.

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Teleworking, Silicon Valley Style

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Managers at companies like Facebook and design firm IDEO implicitly trust their employees.

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Not All Critical Infrastructure Is Created Equal

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Any executive order creating new protections needs to weigh the potential consequences of disruption.

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VA CIO Baker’s Gandy Dancer Career

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Today he has no complaints about sitting in an air conditioned office and talking.

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Accountable Care Organizations Ramp Up Health IT Spending

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New ACOs expect to spend $500 million collectively on health IT in their first year, survey finds.

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Northrop Grumman will run Defense travel booking system for another year

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Pentagon plans to recompete the contract in 2013.

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The fight for service dogs for veterans with PTSD

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Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder swear that support dogs lead to remarkable improvements, but research has yet to support their widespread use.

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What to make of U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan

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A new report excoriates the United States' unmanned aerial strikes against terrorists in South Asia. But are there better alternatives?

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Signs of Innovation at RFP-EZ

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Rapid fire exchanges with the public and willingness to take some security risks are among the promising developments.

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This house consumes less net energy than an urban studio

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Meet the federal government's four-bed, three-bath, two-car garage, 2,700-square foot suburban net-zero home.

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A Clearer Path to Becoming a Presidential Management Fellow

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Website helps candidates navigate the application through the placement stages.

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