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House bill seeks a cyber playbook

The Cybersecurity Vulnerability Remediation Act would require DHS to disseminate and share its cybersecurity mitigation protocols with other agencies, industry, academia and other sectors.

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VA needs more time on scheduling software

As part of its electronic health records modernization plan, the Department of Veterans Affairs is adopting Cerner's scheduling system but it's going to take longer than they thought.

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Appeals court declines review of workforce order lawsuit

A federal appeals court decision paves the way for the Trump Administration put its three workforce executive orders into effect.

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House panel probes Trump hotel lease

With impeachment in the background, Democrats on a House subcommittee grilled the General Services Administration about its oversight of President Trump's lease on the Old Post Office building in Washington, D.C.

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Pentagon teams with GSA on AI Center of Excellence

The Pentagon's Joint Artificial Intelligence Center has partnered with the General Services Administration to accelerate government's AI adoption.

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Rethinking acquisition with the end user in mind

How the U.S. Digital Service takes the temperature of acquisition culture as a prelude to reform.

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Unionized feds rally with Hill Democrats

Federal employee unions heard from leaders and members of Congress as they push back on proposed changes to federal workforce rules.

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DHS FISMA ratings go up

The Department of Homeland Security's information security practices have gone from good to better, according to a new inspector general audit.

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Former DHS officials want to build 5G without Huawei

Nagging concerns about Huawei's cyber threat to emerging 5G infrastructure, prompts former DHS officials to advocate standardized, open-source-based development of wireless gear.

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Big IT acquisition reforms on hold as NDAA heads to conference

Some of the more significant acquisition reforms suggested by the congressionally mandated Section 809 Panel won't be up for a vote in the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act.

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GSA looks to refine software-defined networking in EIS

The General Services Administration is considering how to make software-defined network offerings more cohesive under its $50 billion telecommunications contract.

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Improving CX isn't all about tech

The White House is stressing upgrades in customer experience and some front line officials say the human touch is key.

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