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Sens. Rob Portman, Gary Peters Propose Bill to Guide Gov’t Cybersecurity Allotments

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Sens. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Gary Peters, D-Mich., have presented a bill to improve the U.S. government's cybersecurity investments. “This bipartisan legislation will help give federal agencies the information they need to make informed decisions about their cybersecurity budgets,” Portman said. The Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, chaired by Portman, assessed agencies to produce the report.

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Dave Bennett: Pentagon Eyes IT Server Cuts by FY 2018

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Dave Bennett, the Defense Information Systems Agency chief information officer, has led a five-year program to establish cloud-based core data centers for a Defense Department-wide information network, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Jared Serbu writes DISA is the sole provider of CDCs throughout DoD as the department aims to slash …

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OMB Seeks Federal Awards ID System to Track Spending

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The Office of Budget and Management has set a deadline for federal agencies to setup digital platforms that would work to promote accuracy in management of financial records on the USASpending.gov website, FCW reported Wednesday. Adam Mazmanian writes the move follows a congressional review of the Digital Accountability and Transparency …

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