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Federal IT Vet Tracee Boxley Named GPO Acting CIO

Tracee Boxley, deputy chief information officer of the U.S. Government Publishing Office, will assume the role of CIO on an acting basis as Chuck Riddle has moved to the Securities and Exchange Commission. GPO said Thursday that Boxley will oversee information technology policies and standards set for the procurement, implementation and operation of telecommunications and IT platforms …

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Amazon, Commerce Dept Host Open Data Challenge for Voice Recognition Tool Efforts

Amazon and the Commerce Department have hosted a data challenge event in Seattle for software developers and civic hackers o develop systems that connect open data with voice recognition. Justin Antonipillai, counselor to Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, wrote in a blog post published Sept. 26 that the department will support the development of …

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White House Announces 29 New Digital Tools Under Opportunity Project

The White House has unveiled 29 new digital tools from nonprofit organizations, companies and students that support national priorities as part of President Barack Obama’s Opportunity Project. The tools use federal and local data to address challenges identified by the departments of Labor, Transportation, Education, Housing and Urban Development, Agriculture and the Office of the Surgeon General, the …

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Tim Ruland: Census Bureau Partners With Carnegie Mellon University to Build Up Insider Threat Program

The U.S. Census Bureau has collaborated with Carnegie Mellon University to build up its insider threat program as part of the agency’s risk management framework, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Meredith Somers writes Tim Ruland, chief information technology security officer at the Census Bureau, said the bureau also concluded two phishing exercises …

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