The development of the National Cybersecurity Initiative also is too secretive, removing a deterrence to attack U.S. networks, Senate committee charges.
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Lawmakers remain "extremely concerned" about agency plan to open office that would coordinate how federal, state and local officials access satellite technology.
Identity theft crime wave could imperil patient safety and cost Medicare millions of dollars .
Archivists however worry about becoming pariahs if presidents see them as internal-affairs investigators.
Corporation, contracts and clients will remain the same, says Booz Allen Hamilton spokeswoman.
MITRE projects price tag of $681 million for handheld data collection computers.
House committee chairman plans to introduce legislation that would change the Defense Department's practice of allowing contractors to negotiate their own deals on workers compensation insurance.
Provision added to authorization bill during markup puts three-year cap on A-76 competitions.
Technology is changing the kind of skills federal employees need.
Top official says agency will follow judge's ruling to thoroughly consider if companies can provide the IT services and if prices are reasonable.