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From Nextgov.com: Government's computer security grade improves slightly for 2007

But some say the report card’s finding means little in light of its shortcomings.

No intimidation of GSA contracting officer found in Sun Microsystems negotiations

Postal Service IG exonerates auditors; former administrator calls findings a “travesty.”

FAA urged to open domestic skies to unmanned aerial vehicles

A new report from the Government Accountability Office urges Congress to create an office inside FAA to coordinate federal UAV planning.

EPA may refuse to deliver ozone papers to Waxman

Agency administrator says he needs to ensure that staff can provide comments and recommendations candidly and without fear of retribution.

Defense authorization bill mandates Army contracting reforms

Committee also wants OMB to set governmentwide definition of “inherently governmental” work.

From Nextgov.com: Cost of cybersecurity initiative is triple its first estimate, panel reports

The development of the National Cybersecurity Initiative also is too secretive, removing a deterrence to attack U.S. networks, Senate committee charges.

Key Dems seek to withhold funding for DHS satellite office

Lawmakers remain "extremely concerned" about agency plan to open office that would coordinate how federal, state and local officials access satellite technology.

From Nextgov.com: Cyber criminals overseas steal U.S electronic health records

Identity theft crime wave could imperil patient safety and cost Medicare millions of dollars .

Bill would give National Archives greater reach in electronic records management

Archivists however worry about becoming pariahs if presidents see them as internal-affairs investigators.

Consulting firm says sale of government operations won’t affect business

Corporation, contracts and clients will remain the same, says Booz Allen Hamilton spokeswoman.