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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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4 Reasons Why the Internet of Everything Will Require a New Breed of IT Pros

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IoE will demand a shift in how the current and future employees are educated to fill critical gaps.

Agencies Still Plugging Gaps in Smart Card Security

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An HHS audit detailed a total of six shortcomings with the agency’s handling of smart cards.

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EPA Doesn’t Know How Much It Uses the Cloud, IG Finds

EPA says it has 11 cloud contracts, but the IG has doubts.

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Hackers Probe Dominion Power Staff, Bankroll Pickpockets’ Airfare to London, and Raid a Charity

Just another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.

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Virtual Border Fence Project Halted After Raytheon Protest

GAO: DHS 'prejudiced' the contract during a botched competition for the $145 million surveillance project.

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SpaceX Scores an Early Win in its Lawsuit Against the US Government

SpaceX had charged the government with violating fair contracting procedures in its lawsuit.

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Amazon’s Cloud Price War With Google Is Starting to Hurt

Amazon Web Services, Amazon’s cloud-computing business, is now mature enough to affect Amazon’s overall numbers.

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European Central Bank Blackmailed After Data Breach

Hackers obtained personal details of individuals who had registered for ECB events.

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Some Things Should Be Banned from the Internet of Things

Connecting refrigerators to the Web -- what could go wrong?

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After 6 Years and $300M, Social Security IT Project Still Doesn’t Work

Republican lawmakers want to know why the project has gone over-budget and behind schedule.

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