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Nonprofits Offer Help with Agency Records Management

National Archives welcomes input on preservation of electronic communications.

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This Is How Feds Will Protect Sensitive Data in the Cloud

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The so-called high-impact baseline has become a major priority because of recent demand from both the Defense Department and civilian agencies.

Federal CTO’s New Mission: Raise the Government’s Tech IQ

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Megan Smith is touting the Obama administration’s all-of the-above approach to refreshing its tech workforce, including tapping Silicon Valley alumni to work on short-term projects and retraining existing federal techies.

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Nextgov The Super Bowl XLIX logo is displayed on the University of Phoenix Stadium, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz.

DHS Reveals Super Bowl Surveillance Techniques -- Sort Of

Agents will not be using sarcasm-detecting software they have expressed an interest in buying, the Secret Service said.

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Why Paid Parental Leave Could Be Key to Diversifying the Tech Workforce

The president's new parental leave policy may entice more women to seek STEM jobs in the federal government versus the private sector.

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Here’s What the US Could Learn From Estonia About Cybersecurity

Cyber attacks cost an estimated $400 billion in damages per year, but that number may soon soar thanks to what Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves called “the “little green men-ization of cyberspace."

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Beware Stricter Drone Laws

After a White House scare, could tougher regulations threaten Amazon's delivery dreams?

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If You're Using Big Data, Press '1'

Big data has the potential to improve the federal customer experience.

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DHS to Launch Iris and Facial Recognition at the Border

The project is part of a coming overhaul of DHS' biometric system, which currently contains more than 170 million foreigner fingerprints and facial images.

Marco Rubio Wants to Permanently Extend NSA Mass Surveillance

The Florida Republican and likely White House contender is further separating himself from other 2016 hopefuls in the Senate.

Obama to Agencies: We Need More Regulations on Commercial Drone Use

After drone crashes near the White House, the president directed federal agencies to release rules.

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Feds Get a How-To Guide for Responding to Social Media Hacks

If you’re a fed whose job involves dealing with your department’s social media accounts, this resource is worth a look.

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What Do Americans Hate More: Their Internet Providers or Their Government?

Customer satisfaction with the federal government is declining, according to a new survey.

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