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Head of CDC's Scandal-Plagued Lab Resigns

The lab exposed workers to live anthrax and deadly strains of bird fly by improperly transporting them.

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Want to Fix Federal IT Contracting? Don’t Just Focus on IT

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Group calls for broad overhaul of the acquisition system writ large -- not just tech fix.

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Nextgov An orientation seminar for illegal immigrants, to determine if they qualify for temporary work permits, at the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles.

After Delays, USCIS Sets New Deadline for Digital Immigration Records

USCIS chief calls modernizing IT systems ‘one of my top challenges'

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Here's How the Senate Plans to End NSA Mass Surveillance

Sen. Patrick Leahy on Tuesday introduced a meatier version of the USA Freedom Act that passed the House in May.

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How ‘Game of Thrones’ Will Predict the Next Bin Laden

Targeting the next terrorist mastermind is a lot like a close watch of the HBO show.

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Need to Know Memo: Going Hybrid

Going hybrid could be the answer to your agency's cloud conundrum.

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Senate Expected to Confirm McDonald as VA Secretary Today

Opposition to prospective VA chief likely to be in short supply.

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House Wants Agency CIOs to Vouch for Security of Their Websites

‘This bill forces bureaucrats to protect your personal information,’ lawmaker says.

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House Approves Stronger Cyber Protections for Critical infrastructure

Separate bill to bolster DHS’ cyber workforce also passes.

Nextgov An Iron Dome air defense system fires to intercept a rocket from Gaza Strip in the costal city of Ashkelon, Israel.

Hackers Raided Israeli Contractors That Built Iron Dome Missile Shield

Details on U.S. missile technologies also were copied by the allegedly China-based attackers.

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The Senate Has a New Plot to Thwart NSA Spying

A reworked bill in the Senate being introduced this week is renewing confidence among anti-surveillance crusaders still hollering for reform.

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