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December 2, 2023

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President's signature on defense bill will start clock on federal IT modernization, cyber effort

By Joshua Higgins / November 30, 2017

President Trump’s impending signature of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act will kick off a 90-day effort to stand up a new IT modernization board tasked with overseeing cybersecurity of federal IT procurement, as part of the Modernizing Government Technology Act added to the defense measure.

The MGT Act -- sponsored by Sens. Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Tom Udall (D-NM) and Reps. Will Hurd (R-TX) and a bipartisan coalition in the House -- was included in the final NDAA...

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