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DOE-developed network monitoring tech licensed for commercial use

The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's software solution that listens for suspicious network packets will be sold by Atlanta-based zSofTech Solutions.

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USPS knocked for widespread Hatch Act violation

Watchdogs found that violations of federal law during the 2016 presidential campaign were the result of institutional practices that must be corrected.

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Special forces testing new anti-drone systems

The Navy unit that oversees SEAL teams is set to test a system that can find and jam an increasing number of weaponized consumer-market drone aircraft.

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White House pushes TBM for IT savings and smarter spending

At a half-day summit on Technology Business Management, government and industry executives stressed the benefits of better IT investment data.

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DHS authorization could give acquisition a boost

The DHS authorization bill making its way through the House would help the agency make more progress sorting out its acquisition processes, a Capitol Hill oversight committee official said.

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House Dems say voter data request poses serious cybersecurity concerns

Demanding that the Kris Kobach resign from the White House's election integrity commission, the legislators warn the request for state voter data could run afoul of the president’s cybersecurity executive order.

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What now for the Army's $5B ADMC 3 contract?

A key vehicle for hardware purchases has been slowed by protests and is now at an important crossroads.

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DOD deploys health record system at second facility

MHS Genesis adds new capabilities as Naval Hospital Oak Harbor comes online.

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Census' $2B+ IT toolkit starts to take shape

With preparations for a dress rehearsal set to begin in August, the Census Bureau is rounding out the contracted services for its 2020 count.

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ICS-CERT assessments on the rise

More onsite cybersecurity assessments are being conducted by federal response teams for critical infrastructure providers.

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McCaskill wants answers on immigration IT

The ranking Democrat on the Senate on Homeland Security committee wants to see acquisition and decision documentation, alternatives for the beleaguered DHS immigration processing system dubbed ELIS.

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Teleworking success a mixed bag at SSA

Employee productivity in the Social Security Administration's teleworking pilot program varied significantly by office and job function.

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