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OMB Gauges Federal Two-Factor Authentication Performance

The Office of Management and Budget has released the results of a 30-day governmentwide cybersecurity evaluation meant to assess federal agencies’ two-factor authentication implementation, FCW reported Wednesday. Zach Noble writes the Energy Department’s score rose to 13 percent from 8 percent in terms of privileged user implementation while unprivileged user implementation …

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DOE Plans New Contract for Sandia Nat’l Labs Operations

The Energy Department has released a new procurement request for the management and operations of the Sandia National Laboratories before Lockheed Martin‘s contract to run the facility expires in April 2017, Albuquerque Business First reported Friday. Dan Mayfield writes the contract has an estimated annual value of $27 million and follows several extensions to the …

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DOE to Renew Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis With $75M; Lynn Orr Comments

The Energy Department will renew the five-year-old Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis for another five years under a $75 million funding allocation for the DOE Energy Innovation Hub. The center conducts research on the production of liquid transportation fuels via artificial photosynthesis, which utilizes solar energy, water and carbon dioxide, DOE said Tuesday. …

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Nextgov: Michael Johnson Joins Energy Department as CIO

Michael Johnson, formerly assistant director for intelligence programs at the Office of Science and Technology Policy, has been selected as the Energy Department’s new chief information officer, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Frank Konkel writes Johnson will succeed Don Adcock, the department’s interim CIO who took that role in September 2014 following …

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