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More detail on why DHS banned Kaspersky

A pair of filings in Kaspersky Labs' ongoing battle with the U.S. government fills in some of the blanks.

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IARPA wants help fending off invasive aquatic species

Researchers want to find new detection technology to help stem the tide of invasive sea creatures hitching rides into U.S. waterways and ports.

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Implementation plans for new cross-border data law remain cloudy

A month after its passage, we still don’t know which foreign countries would be able to access U.S.-based communications data under the CLOUD Act or when companies can reject their requests. Neither does Congress.

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DOD says JEDI strategy coming May 7

At a Senate hearing, top Defense officials told lawmakers that a justification for the Pentagon's cloud procurement strategy called for in a recent spending bill will be submitted before the final request for proposals hits the street.

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FAA reauthorization clears House

The House of Representatives passed a five-year reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration, sidelining efforts to privatize the agency and adding some cyber to its responsibilities.

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EIS gets best-in-class handle

GSA's big, next-generation telecommunications contract, as well as its supporting contracts, get favored designation from OMB.

Dr. Ronny Jackson briefs the press on President Trump

Uncertainty at VA after nominee withdraws

With White House physician Adm. Ronny Jackson's withdrawal, VA watchers are wondering what's next for the agency and its planned $16 billion health IT modernization project.

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What the latest defense bill has to say about cyber

After a key subcommittee markup, the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act is now headed for the full House Armed Services Committee.

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DHS cyber strategy to land by mid-May

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told lawmakers the agency was looking at how to get into the bug bounty business.

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EPA's Pruitt grilled over management, ethics concerns

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt faced tough questions from lawmakers about questionable expenditures and management style.

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Trump names new Joint Staff CIO

President Donald Trump has nominated Air Force Lt. Gen. Bradford Shwedo to be the next Joint Staff CIO.

8 prototypes of the border walls as tweeted by CBP San Diego

How tech supports CBP priorities

Customs and Border Protection is working on many fronts to field new technology, the agency head tells Congress.

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