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Contracting officer to join GSA's newest technology service

As 18F settles into its new home as part of the General Services Administration's Technology Transformation Service, or TTS, the innovation team is preparing for a new contracting officer.

Spotlight: AWS offers cloud training for vets

Amazon Web Services pledged to offer $7 million in cloud computing training to 10,000 service members, transitioning veterans and military spouses in an announcement Thursday.

Spotlight: Border protection system lacks authority to use SSNs in system access

CBP had used the system to give users account access, creating a "HashID" of their SSN to provide identity management.

Spotlight: DHS to hold cyber hiring fair this summer

The Homeland Security Department is finishing up plans to hold an IT and cybersecurity job fair in Washington, D.C. in June or early July.

Spotlight: DHS wants standardized requirements for cyber jobs

Although each agency hires its own IT security team, Eric Goldstein suggested that a standardized set of requirements will help federal agencies attract better tech talent and hire people faster.

US Navy offers $26M contract to small business to train military cyber personnel

The U.S. Navy is offering a $26 million five-year contract to a small business to train the Navy and Marine Corps' cyber personnel.

Spotlight: FBI looks in-house for new CIO

The Federal Bureau of Investigations has chosen Gordon Bitko to be its new CIO, Federal News Radio reported earlier today.

Lawmakers, HR leaders decry's slowness

Members of Congress and the human resources community are not happy with the performance of the website, according to news reports.

White House to announce federal CISO pick within a month

The White House plans to announce its pick for the newly created federal chief security officer position within a month, according to U.S. Chief Information Officer Tony Scott.

Spotlight: Senators say like a 'black hole'

Using the site is like "typing your information into the black hole," said Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) during the meeting.