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OPM to Charge Agencies for Services Offered to Hack Victims

Agencies will have to scramble to find fiscal 2015 funding.

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White House Details ‘Cyber Sprint’ Progress, Says Congress Needs to Lift Sequester for Security Improvements

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The White House released the overdue progress report on agency cybersecurity improvements following the massive OPM hack.

Speed Up Efforts to Standardize Spending Data, Watchdog Tells Agencies

The administration is making progress on implementing the DATA Act, but needs to move faster, GAO says.

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Obama Says Customer Experience is a Big Deal. Is it?

In recent years, the White House has prioritized customer experience as a pillar for government success.

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VA Embraces Virtual Care, Testing Bluetooth Hearing Aids

Gradually, more VA services will be delivered virtually, Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson said during a recent keynote.

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DOD Official to Industry: We Need Fitness Tracking Software, Not New Devices

Better tracking software could help military patients recover from injuries, Col. Deydre Teyhen said.

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Contractor Group: Start Offering OPM Hack Victims ID Protection -- Now

OPM should immediately provide all affected employees with the 18 months of free credit monitoring offered to victims of the first breach, PSC argues.

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Controversial Cyber Bill Could Come Up for Senate Vote Next Week

The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act would make it easier for companies to share information about cyberthreats with the government.

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DHS Secretary OKs Bill to Monitor Federal Networks

Measure would let Homeland Security see other agency's Internet traffic to find and block intruders, DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson says.

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Trade Group Collecting Tips on Federal Cybersecurity for White House

ACT-IAC plans to take its recommendations to the White House, the CIO and the Federal CIO Council.

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White House Gets Superserious about Supercomputing

A new order directs agencies within the federal government to work together -- and with the private sector -- on high-performance computers.

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4 Myths of Citizen Experience

What is required for success is to abandon old myths and fundamentally shift our thinking.

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