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Veterans Affairs closer to deploying comprehensive e-Benefits portal

March 14, 2008 The department expects to have a bare-bones site operating in the next few weeks with health and benefits information for vets.

Agencies to share custom IT security training practices

March 12, 2008 A new strategy for information security training that relies on agencies to share specialized products and best practices will roll out by the end of 2008, ...

Pentagon planning for offensives in space, cyberspace

March 12, 2008 The chief of the Strategic Command hinted Wednesday during a Senate hearing that the Pentagon has plans to conduct warfare in space as well as in cyberspace.

Defense, VA lay out recovery health plan for soldiers

March 11, 2008 For now, families must navigate a stovepiped system with "a fistful of business cards," says father of a wounded soldier.

Defense Information Systems Agency director to retire

March 11, 2008 President Bush nominates DISA vice director and Rear Adm. Elizabeth Hight, who, if approved, would be the agency's first director from the Navy and also ...

Senate to weigh agencies' info security practices

March 11, 2008 The effectiveness of the Federal Information Security Management Act, intended to improve data security across the federal government, will be questioned at ...

Draft rule clarifies feds' procurement priorities for small business

March 10, 2008 A proposed change to the Federal Acquisition Regulation clarifies the government's approach to assigning priority levels when awarding contracts to ...

GAO: Future Combat Systems network still more concept than reality

March 10, 2008 GAO reports that amount of software code required has more than tripled since 2003.

GAO: Overruns, delays plague satellite programs

March 9, 2008 Lawmakers told initial costs have increased by billions of dollars and development has stretched on for decades.