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Can government do e-commerce?

Congress mandated that the government give federal buyers an shopping experience, but it's not as easy as it looks.

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Senate panel votes to revive State cyber office

Lawmakers are closing in on an effort to reverse a Trump administration move to sideline a cyber diplomacy function at State.

Audit finds another cyber headache for IRS

Two years after the Get Transcript breach, officials at the tax agency are still getting dinged for insufficient protection of sensitive taxpayer data.

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Regulators grapple with supply chain security

The government wants to crack down on cybersecurity threats and counterfeits in the global tech supply chain without harming U.S. companies.

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DISA takes the lead in continuous monitoring clearance tech

The Defense Information Systems Agency is spearheading a continuous monitoring solution that it hopes will virtually eliminate the reinvestigation process for security clearance holders and reduce the backlog of more than 700,000 cases.

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Reorg includes clearance overhaul

The plan would strip the Office of Personnel Management of its authority over background investigations and make the Pentagon the central hub for security clearance authority in the federal government.

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GSA closes in on e-commerce portal plan

In an industry day for its planned e-commerce portal, GSA officials addressed vendor concerns and pressed for more ideas on how to develop the effort.

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Small biz programs for contractors could be consolidated in reorg

A White House proposal would harmonize multiple federal programs for small business funding and contracting certification at the Small Business Administration.

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White House proposes wide-ranging government reorg

A White House plan to reorganize and consolidate agencies across government includes changes to federal employee services and customer experience.

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House, Senate bills split on Census funding

House and Senate appropriators differ by $1 billion in their bills to fund the Census Bureau in fiscal year 2019.

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Data gap in immigration systems could keep families separated

If the just-suspended border separation policy is ever resumed, officials may have to confront the fact that disparate immigration systems are not equipped to handle the reunification of separated families.

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Data analytics will fuel the future of military readiness

As DOD modernizes, make better use of its vast data stores is essential.

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