Blackwater Security Guards Found Guilty in 2007 Killings

A federal jury convicted one security guard of murder and three others of manslaughter in the 2007 killings in Iraq.

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How the Government Spent $103 Billion in Just 2 Months


And those were just the contracts we know about.

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IRS Agrees It Wastes Money on Software -- But Not That Much


Agency CTO disputes IG findings but agrees to manage licenses better.

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Bid Protest Ruling Deals Blow to Background Check Contractor

GAO partially upholds challenge of USIS deal with the Homeland Security Department.


Navy Will Get Its Microsoft Cloud Email from Dell in $2.1M Deal

The Navy sees hundreds of millions of dollars in savings over the Next Generation Enterprise Network.

Former NSA Director Keith Alexander

NSA's Moonlighting Problem

A former NSA head has recruited one of his underlings for his lucrative cybersecurity firm—but that underling still works for the agency.

Nextgov A healthcare worker dons protective gear before entering into an Ebola treatment centre in the west of Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Ebola Vaccine Development Probably Too Late to Deal with Current Crisis

A major drug firm says it will take until 2016 to ramp up production.


JPMorgan Says Government Purchase Cards Not Affected by Hack

Expense cards and government customers were not affected by this summer’s bank hack.

Nextgov Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald

Huge Bidder Pile-On for VA’s $22.3 Billion Tech Deal

If all these interested vendors actually submit a bid, the VA acquisition folks will have to go into overtime to weed through all the paper.


A New Way to Find Federal Contracting Information

GovTribe’s free alternative to FBO hits the Web.


Is FedRAMP Toothless? Rogue Cloud Systems Abound at Agencies, IGs Say

Auditors chalked up the missed deadline, in part, to a leadership vacuum.

VA chief Bob McDonald holds a town hall meeting in Washington. McDonald has promised to hold executives accountable for misconduct.

Controversial VA Procurement Executive Resigns Before She Can Be Fired

VA says it had no way to stop Susan Taylor, accused of conflict of interest, from retiring.