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Adm. Michael Rogers: IT Pros Can Help Protect the US at NSA

Adm. Michael Rogers, director of the National Security Agency, told an audience at Stanford University this week that information technology professionals can help protect the country if they work at the agency, USA Today reported Monday. Elizabeth Weise writes that the agency aims to keep pace with the developments in Silicon Valley, such as the sourcing …

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Report: Nick Nayak to Leave DHS for Private Sector

Nick Nayak, chief procurement officer at the Department of Homeland Security for nearly three-and-a-half years, will leave the government in July and explore opportunities in the private sector, the Washington Business Journal reported Tuesday. Jill Aitoro writes that Nayak could stay at DHS past his planned departure date to help with the …

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VA to Expand Health Clinic Capacity, Tap Private Centers

The Department of Veterans Affairs will expand the capacity of some clinic and open centers in private health facilities as part of efforts to ensure timely care for veterans, the Washington Post reported Wednesday. Josh Hicks writes the VA plans to contact veterans on a waiting list three times, schedule earlier …

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GSA Outlines Cyber Campus Goals

The General Services Administration aims to consolidate cyberdefense efforts and promote public-private collaboration inside the agency’s planned civilian cyber campus in Greater Washington, the Washington Business Journal reported Tuesday. Daniel Sernovitz writes details of the proposed campus, including a $35 million budget to roll out the project, were laid out in a …

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Mike McConnell: Gov’t Could Further Cyber Intell Sharing Effort through Incentives

Mike McConnell, former national intelligence director and current vice chairman of Booz Allen Hamilton, believes the government could convince the private sector to share cyber intelligence through litigation immunity, FCW reported Thursday. Reid Davenport writes McConnell told a law discussion at Georgetown University that both comprehensive laws and international accord are …

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