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New Background Check Director: System ‘Not Where It Needs To Be’

Charles Phalen, appointed director of NBIB about six weeks ago, said the clearance process isn’t fast enough.

National Cybersecurity Commission Report to Focus on Near-Term Fixes

Commissioners are eager to get the report into the Trump transition team’s hands.

Federal CIO Tony Scott

White House CIO to Tech Recruits: Stay in Government

The senior tech officials urged civic-minded tech workers who joined for Obama to stick around in the Trump administration.

Witnesses including former OPM Director Katherine Archuleta and federal CIO Tony Scott sit before the Senate hearing on federal Cybersecurity and the OPM Data Breach.

OPM Gets Poor Cyber Grade 18 Months After Breach

High staff turnover puts agency security at risk, according to the annual information security management audit.

How Procurement Could Secure Internet of Things

Money talks when it comes to connected devices.

Can Augmented Reality Save Jobs?

Senators at a congressional hearing seemed to think so.

 Army Secretary Eric Fanning

Army Secretary: We Need to Open Ourselves to All Innovation

When innovation serves the Army's mission, it should be embraced no matter where it comes from, Eric Fanning said.

Senators Introduce Bill to Delay Expansion of FBI Hacking Powers

The bill, which will allow judges to issue hacking warrants outside their districts, will take effect Dec. 1 if it’s not delayed.

 Director of the National Intelligence James Clapper speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Democrats Fear Further Russian Cyber Aggression After Election Hacks Curtail

House oversight ranking member Elijah Cummings, D-Md., seeks congressional investigation into Russian election meddling.

Could the Fear of Weaponizing Internet of Things Devices Lead to a New Agency?

Several agencies including the Federal Communications Commission, Federal Trade Commission and National Highway Traffic Security Administration already issue guidance over some aspects of the internet of things.

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